Richard Serino Joins NPLI Faculty

Richard Serino (Cohort I), former Deputy Administrator of FEMA and Chief of Boston EMS, has joined the NPLI faculty as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow. In this role he will participate in the NPLI’s education and research initiatives.

Serino brings more than 40 years of experience in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery as well as mass casualty incidents and leadership and innovation in government. He has received more than thirty-five local, national, and international awards for public service and innovation, including the NPLI’s Meta-Leader of the Year Award for his work in the response to Super Storm Sandy.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled,” said NPLI Founding Co-Director, Lenny Marcus. “Rich has been a true friend to the NPLI, sharing his experience and expertise with every cohort and helping program faculty gain front line access during crises. We are fortunate to have him join the program.”