“Are FEMA’s Assistance Programs Adequately Designed to Assist Communities Before, During, and After Wildfire?”

Subcommittee: Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


During this hearing, committee members will receive testimony from witnesses with expertise in emergency management, post-disaster recovery, and wildfire suppression.


  1. Andrew Phelps
    Director, Oregon Office of Emergency Management On Behalf of the
    National Emergency Management Association
  2. Kacey KC
    State Forester and Firewarden
    Nevada Division of Forestry
  3. Rich Elliott
    Deputy Chief, Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue (WA) On behalf of the
    International Association of Fire Chiefs
  4. Casey Hatcher
    Deputy, Chief Administrative Officer
    Butte County Administration (CA)