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Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Director Nominated as FEMA Deputy Administrator

The White House announced that Peter Gaynor has been nominated to be deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Gaynor previously served as the director of the Providence Emergency Management Agency and most recently as the director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency.

Prior to this, he spent over two decades in the United States Marine Corps as an infantry officer. He served as the executive officer responsible for the security of Camp David, and as the head of Plans, Policy, & Operations at Marine Corps Headquarters during the attacks of Sept.11, 2001.

Gaynor received a B.A. in history from Rhode Island College and a M.A. in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

“I am pleased to congratulate Peter Gaynor, of Rhode Island, on his nomination to be Deputy Administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency,” said FEMA Administrator Brock Long. “Peter has a wealth of experience in emergency management, organizational change, planning, and policy. We look forward to working with the Senate on a speedy confirmation.”

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