R. David Paulison

Politician

1947 –

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Who is R. David Paulison?

Robert David Paulison is an American former fire chief who served as the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Paulison was appointed by President George W. Bush on September 12, 2005 to replace the embattled Michael D. Brown, who resigned amid controversy over his handling of disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Prior to his appointment, Paulison was perhaps best known nationally for his 2003 advisory regarding household items to have on hand in case of terrorist attack. At the 2009 National Hurricane Conference, he announced he would resign January 21, 2009.

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Born
Feb 27, 1947
Miami
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Florida Atlantic University
Employment
  • Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
    (2005/09 - 2006/06)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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