FEMA Administrator
The Administrator is the principal advisor to the President, the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council regarding emergency management. The FEMA Administrator’s duties include assisting the President through the Secretary in providing the Federal Government’s response to terrorist attacks and major disasters, including managing the operation of the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), the effective support of all Emergency Support Functions (ESFs), and more generally, preparing for, protecting against, responding to, and recovering from all-hazards incidents. Reporting to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the FEMA Administrator is also responsible for managing the core DHS grant programs supporting homeland security activities.