Roger L. Stone is a member of the Senior Executive Service, having been appointed Deputy Assistant Administrator for FEMA’s National Continuity Programs (NCP) Directorate in January, 2015. He served as the Acting Assistant Administrator, NCP from August 2015 until May 2017. NCP is comprised of more than 600 federal employees, and has an appropriated budget exceeding $120 million annually. In addition to his duties as Deputy Assistant Administrator, Mr. Stone serves as Chief of FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center, responsible for managing resources and coordinating the actions of more than 120 federal interagency response officials during national disasters. He is a member of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), and Chairs the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Sub-committee of the National Advisory Council.
Mr. Stone has served the federal government for 31 years, having retired from a successful career as a U.S. Marine Corps Officer, where he served in command and staff assignments in Fleet Marine Force (FMF) and Joint assignments with the U.S. Army, the White House, Multi-National Forces Iraq, and a variety of other posts. His corporate experience includes Director of Federal Services at CACI Inc., and multiple Senior Executive positions within the Patuxent Partnership, LLC.
He began his career in continuity while directing White House Contingency Programs, where he developed national continuity policy revisions in response to the events of September 11, 2001. Additional accomplishments include development and implementation of national-level resilience and preparedness initiatives, and leadership of national and multi-national contingency response operations.
Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Information Technology from Webster University. He has completed Post-Graduate Studies in Business Administration at Johns Hopkins University and is a Certified Project Management Professional. He supports several civic organizations, and lives with his family in Northern Virginia.