Replacing Stalin with Mother Theresa or Albert Einstein would have been no more helpful for the Soviet economy than replacing Michael Brown or the current FEMA director
with one of these individuals would be.
I became FEMA director
in 1993 and stayed until January 2001.
Acting FEMA Director
Dave Paulison said the agency is already stocking up on food, ice and medicine to ensure there are no shortages.
Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job," the president told the FEMA director
on his first post-Katrina visit to the Gulf Coast.
While seismic hazard in the United States has remained fairly constant over the years, seismic risk has been increasing substantially," explains FEMA Director
James Lee Witt.
Amazing as it sounds, James Lee Witt was the first FEMA director
with real experience in disaster management--he had served as Arkansas' state emergency management director.
28, 8:45 - 9:30 am), James Lee Witt, CEO, James Lee Witt Associates and Former FEMA Director
will present, "Catastrophe Protection Before, During and After a Catastrophe Strikes," a look at what it takes for the business arena to be prepared for the next big disaster.
Former FEMA director
Joe Allbaugh, who took the reins of Gov.
The Chinese government discovered many deficiencies in its emergency management process following the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008 and remembered Witt's expertise as FEMA director
13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a keynote at the National Press Club today, former FEMA Director
and CEO of Witt Associates James Lee Witt joined a broad-based group of stakeholders calling for a public auction of valuable 700 MHz spectrum as the most efficient and effective way to ensure construction of a nationwide, interoperable broadband network for our nation's first responders.
Sauerbrey lacks Brown's keen knowledge of Arabian horses, but in all other respects she appears just as unqualified to handle disaster relief efforts as was the disgraced former FEMA director
Bush's job approval ratings and costing FEMA Director
Michael Brown his job.