DENTON, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6 Office has a new deputy administrator. Moises Dugan was officially sworn in Monday by FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson.
“Moises Dugan is an effective leader and brings a wealth of experience to this critically important position at FEMA Region 6,” Robinson said. “As Deputy Regional Administrator, he will work very closely with our federal, state, local and tribal partners in our Region 6 states – New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma Arkansas, Louisiana, and ”
Dugan began his emergency management career in 1989 with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He’s also worked for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General in Washington, D.C. and North Texas, as well as FEMA Region 6 and FEMA Region 4 in Atlanta, Ga.
During his previous stint with FEMA Region 6, he worked on a number of high-profile federal disasters, including the Cerro Grande fire in New Mexico in 2000 and the loss of the Shuttle Columbia over Texas and Louisiana in 2003. Additionally, Dugan served as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.
“I am happy to be coming back home to FEMA Region 6,” Dugan said. “It’s an honor to again be associated with this group of dedicated and caring emergency management professionals. I know that, together, we will continue to make a real difference in the lives of the people we serve.”