Monday, December 31, 2007

FEMA's Katrina-Recovery Guy Retires

The Federal Emergency Management Agency official who for the past two years led the agency's troubled Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts will retire Thursday, the head of FEMA announced recently in an internal memo.

Gil Jamieson, whose tenure as administrator of Gulf Coast recovery included controversies over funding delays and formaldehyde in FEMA trailers, will be temporarily replaced by James Stark. The interim administrator leads FEMA's Louisiana recovery offices.
Watch now as Gil takes his SES retirement annunity and opens a disaster recovery consulting firm.

Heckuva job, Gil.

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