David L. Miller

Dmiller7105@gmail.com ·  2206 4th Street SW, Altoona, Iowa  50009 · (515) 238.1608

Career Objective:  A managerial or administrative position responsible for homeland security or emergency management programs and initiatives within a progressive public or private enterprise.

Summary of Leadership Skills:  Leadership; strategic planning; performance, accountability and continuous improvement; emergency and crisis communications; organizational development; human resources and budget management; collaboration and development of community support; complex problem solving; cross agency and program synthesis.

Professional Experience:

Associate Administrator                                     September 26, 2011 – April 4, 2015

Federal Insurance & Mitigation Administration
1800 South Bell Street
Arlington, VA  20598
(202) 646-2780

Presidential appointed position within the Federal Emergency Management Agency – Department of Homeland Security:

  • Chief Executive responsible for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and national mitigation programs authorized and provided for under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as amended) and the Robert T. Stafford Act of 1988 (as amended).
  • Responsible for an organization comprised of the Risk Analysis, Risk Reduction and Risk Insurance Divisions, representing approximately 280 full-time employees and an operations budget exceeding $752.4 million, annually.
  • Programs include: Risk Mapping Assessment and Planning; National Dam Safety; Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning; Hazard Mitigation, Flood Mitigation, Pre-Disaster Mitigation, Severe Repetitive Loss, Repetitive Loss grant programs; National Earthquake Reduction; Community Rating System; Building Science; Floodplain Management & Community Assistance; National Flood Insurance; and Environmental and Historic Preservation.
  • Represent the Administration to a number of Associations, Task Forces and work groups, including chairing the Mitigation Framework Leadership Group; Co-chairing the Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force, and membership in the Recovery Support Function Leadership Group.
  • During times of disaster we are responsible for the adjustment, adjudication, and paying of all flood insurance claims and for the management of hazard mitigation grant programs. While the dollars administered vary widely from year to year, super storm Sandy flood insurance claims totaled more than $7.8 billion and mitigation grant programs are expected to exceed $3 billion.