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President Trump Nominates Pete Gaynor as FEMA Administrator

Jeff Brody
Pete Gaynor

Pete Gaynor, a 12-year emergency management veteran, has been nominated by President Trump to serve as administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Gaynor currently serves as deputy administrator at FEMA after he received approval from the Senate in 2018, the White House said Thursday.

Prior to his present capacity, Gaynor led the Office of Homeland Security and the Providence Emergency Management Agency as director. He also served as an emergency manager in Rhode Island. The certified emergency manager spent 26 years as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

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