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FEMA Now Accepting Applications for National Advisory Council

February 2014 — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now seeking applicants to serve on the National Advisory Council (NAC).  The NAC, composed of 35 subject matter experts in the field of emergency management, provides direct council to the FEMA Administrator to ensure “effective and ongoing coordination of federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation” for natural and technological disasters. The three-year positions are currently available for individuals in the following disciplines:

  • Disabilities
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Response
  • Non-Elected Local Government Officials
  • Elected Tribal Government Officials
  • Health Scientists
  • Communications
  • Infrastructure Protection
  • Standards Settings and Accrediting

Interested individuals are asked to submit a Cover Letter and Resume to the Office of National Advisory Council by March 14, 2014.

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