Q&A with Brian Kamoie
Brian Kamoie talked about the speech he gave to students selected for the U.S. Senate Youth Program, which brings high school students from… read more
Brian Kamoie talked about the speech he gave to students selected for the U.S. Senate Youth Program, which brings high school students from all 50 states to Washington, D.C., for a week of government and leadership education. Mr. Kamoie’s speech was referenced by numerous student delegates as inspiring and motivational. In this interview Mr. Kamoie detailed his job duties as White House senior director of preparedness, and talked about his service in both the Bush and Obama administrations. He stated that in 2011 a record number of presidentially declared disasters and emergencies happened in the U.S. and that those disasters were larger than past years in terms of their scale and impact.
Brian Kamoie received his bachelor’s degree in policy studies and political science from Dickinson College. He received law and public health master’s degrees from George Washington University. He is married with two daughters. close
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