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Jeffrey Byrd Nominated to Lead FEMA

Has long experience in emergency management

President Trump nominated the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s most senior employee to lead the agency following the resignation of Brock Long.  Byrd has been serving as FEMA’s associate administrator for Response and Recovery.

Prior to joining FEMA, he worked for the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and led several high-profile operations, including the state evacuation during Hurricane Gustav and response and Recovery operations following the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill.

Sources: The Hill, Politico
As the Lord Leads, pray with us:
  • For Jeffrey Byrd as he begins his journey through the confirmation process in the Senate.
  • For Brock Long as he transfers to the private sector to begin the next chapter of his life.