Suzet McKinney (NPLI Cohort IX), Deputy Commissioner at the Chicago Department of Public Health, is one of ten new members of the FEMA National Advisory Council.The 10 appointees were chosen from among 500 candidates by a panel of senior government officials.
According to the FEMA press release:
The NAC is an advisory committee established to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. Members represent the whole community including public health, tribal government and functional and access needs, and provide recommendations on a variety of issues within emergency management to the FEMA Administrator.
We congratulate Suzet on her appointment to this prestigious council and commend FEMA for choosing such an able and distinguished professional.