The rhetoric from DHS leadership about the overwhelming need for cybersecurity talent, as well as other stated priorities, does not match the reality of the DHS FY18 budget proposal.
The congressional hearing on the “Future of FEMA” praised the agency and noted priorities for emergency management and response going forward.
Natural disasters like Hurricane Matthew are a reminder of why selecting the right person to serve as the next FEMA administrator is so important.
One of DHS’ most important and public facing jobs is that of FEMA Administrator. Here are some people to consider for the job in the next administration.
On Tuesday, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate sent this public letter detailing his agency’s efforts in responding to the massive flooding in Louisiana.
President Obama is visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana amid criticism. Does he deserve it? Let’s give this a bit of perspective.
Most organizations can perform well when conditions are at their best, but it’s those truly epic “bad days” when dependability and performance are most important. Given how poorly the Washington, DC, Metro system has been performing on its “good days,” is there any reason to believe it will be able to perform under horrific conditions?
In a matter of months, the United States will have a new president. Leadership transitions are awkward affairs, but one of the most important parts of a successful process is understanding how to handle major emergencies on Day One.