CUMMING, Ga. — Fritz Wilson, a Cumming resident and executive director of North American Mission Board’s disaster relief, was appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council.
Wilson with 11 other members and two reappointments joined the council on Aug. 5 by Craig Fugate, FEMA administrator.
The NAC is an advisory committee, established by federal law, which includes representatives from a wide array of backgrounds and communities involved or affected by the emergency management profession.
The NAC consists of about 35 members.
“FEMA is just one part of our nation’s emergency management team,” Fugate said in a news release. “I value the expertise and input of each of these members and appreciate their dedication and commitment to ensuring effective emergency management.”
FEMA received over 200 applications for the open positions. Most appointments are for three-year terms.
For more information, visit www.fema.gov.