Gary Jones | FEMA Specialist & Technical Assistance Manager
Mr. Jones has over 28 years working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He served as Deputy Regional Director of FEMA Region VI for 17 years. During those 17 years as Deputy, he also served as Acting Regional Director for 4 years. Mr. Jones was responsible for administration of emergency management programs in the FEMA Region VI states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. He provided direct oversight and implementation of response and recovery operations for presidentially declared disasters in the five-state region. Additionally, Mr. Jones served as a Branch Chief managing several Technological Hazards Branch programs to include Radiological Emergency Management Preparedness, Radiological Defense, Haz. Materials, Earthquake and Hurricane Preparedness, Dam Safety and Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness programs. He was designated Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Georges and provided executive leadership to over 300 federally declared disasters. Mr. Jones has a Master’s Degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas. (NIMS Trained)



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