Skip to main content
Content Starts Here GSA Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) Database Skip to main content

Committee Detail

Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameFederal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory CouncilAgency NameDepartment of Homeland Security
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number31901
Original Establishment Date10/3/2006Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*35
Current Charter Date4/23/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter4/23/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Jasper
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameV.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Cooke
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*P.L. 109-295 sec 508Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 646-2700
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2006Designated Federal Officer Fax*(540) 504-2331
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*fema-nac@fema.dhs.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The FEMA National Advisory Council advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management to ensure input from and coordination with State, local and tribal governments, and the non-profit and private sector on the development and revision of plans and strategies, the administration of and assessment of FEMA’s grant programs, and the development and evaluation of risk assessment methodologies.
How is membership balanced?*The members of the committee shall, to the extent practicable, be geographically diverse and represent a substantive cross-section of officials, emergency managers, and emergency response providers from State, local, and tribal governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee meets in-person semi-annually and via teleconference as needed. Members provide regular feedback on the timing and frequency of the committee meetings.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Section 508 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, P.L. 107-296, as amended by section 611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, P.L. 109-295, requires the establishment of a National Advisory Committee to advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on all aspects of emergency management.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksThe statutory requirement for this Committee can be found in Public Law 109-295. There is no termination date specified.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe Agency uses the NAC as a part of its coordination and review of major program initiatives and policy documents.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentIn FY18, the NAC has provided significant programmatic, policy, and operational recommendations on key aspects of FEMA’s Strategic Plan including how to build a culture of preparedness, how to close the insurance gap, and how to enhance coordination with the whole community in planning and response, among other topics. Specifically, recommendations focused on improvements to the Public Assistance program, using a storytelling approach to drive behavior, and better risk communication.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentCost savings for recommendations made in FY18 have not yet been realized, since implementation for these recommendations was recent or pending. Have focused on increasing the efficiency of the committee operations (to get more with less) by providing focus to the issue areas and desired outcomes.Grants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*318Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThese 318 recommendations are compiled in 46 different recommendation memos and reports. Some individual recommendations should be taken together to address a specific issue.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*60.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe Agency provides written feedback on each of the NAC's recommendations. This number is based on the written responses from the Agency, in which FEMA describes what they are doing to implement or not implement each recommendation.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*34.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Agency provides written feedback on each of the NAC's recommendations. This number is based on the written responses from the Agency, in which FEMA describes what they are doing to implement or not implement each recommendation.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Commentwww.fema.gov/national-advisory-council
Agency Feedback CommentThe Agency provides feedback on issues identified in NAC recommendations by notifying the NAC what the current state is and what the path forward is as related to NAC input. Feedback is delivered in writing in formal memos and in conversations at in-person meetings and phone calls.Narrative Description*The FEMA National Advisory Council advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management to ensure input from and coordination with State, local and tribal governments, and the non-profit and private sector on the development and revision of plans and strategies, the administration of and assessment of FEMA’s grant programs, and the development and evaluation of risk assessment methodologies.
Hide Section - COSTS

COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
Hide Section - Custom Links

Custom Links

     Committee Level Reports               
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

To View all the members, meetings and advisory reports for this committee please click here
Hide Section - SUBCOMMITTEES

SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-032062Federal Insurance & Mitigation Subcommittee2019
 COM-032404Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Subcommittee2019
 COM-032377Preparedness & Protection Subcommittee2019
 COM-032356Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation Act (RESPONSE) Subcommittee2019
 COM-030857Response & Recovery Subcommittee2019
Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

No Documents Found
Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-032842Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council2018
 COM-001253Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council2017
 COM-002996Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council2016
 COM-003409Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council2015
 COM-005271Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council2014
 COM-005516The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2013
 COM-007279The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2012
 COM-007518The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2011
 COM-009440The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2010
 COM-009721The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2009
 COM-011400The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2008
 COM-011562The Department of Homeland Security National Advisory Council2007