R. David Paulison

R. David Paulison

Robert David Paulison is a 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. Wikipedia*

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R. David Paulison has 51 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Tour as an Administrator for the Fire Administration of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The year with the most videos was 2005 with 16 videos as an Acting Director for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 340 views per program. Most appearances with Michael Chertoff (7), Kevin M. Kolevar (7), Joseph C. Becker (5). Most common tags: Disaster Relief, Emergency Preparedness, Hurricane Katrina.

Appearances by Title:c. September 12, 2005 - Present Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency Videos: 24 c. December 1, 2001 - Present Administrator, Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency Videos: 2

Previously

Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency c. May 31, 2006 - January 21, 2009 Videos: 25

Recent Appearances

  • Disaster Recovery

    Disaster Recovery

    Witnesses testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on being better prepared for disasters…

  • Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    Federal officials briefed reporters and answered questions about the status of relief efforts in response to Hurricane Ike

  • Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    Federal officials and others briefed reporters about disaster relief efforts following the landfall of Hurricane Ike along…

  • Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    Federal Response to Hurricane Ike

    FEMA officials updated reporters on the federal government’s response to Hurricane Ike, which made landfall at Texas earlier…

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