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*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
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.