Daniel Kaniewski

Daniel J. Kaniewski is the Acting Deputy Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.[1] He also serves as the Deputy Administrator for Resilience.

Daniel J. Kaniewski
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Acting Deputy Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
Assumed office
March 8, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Personal details
EducationGeorge Washington University
Georgetown University

Prior to being confirmed by the United States Senate for his role at FEMA, Kaniewski was vice president for global resilience at AIR Worldwide, a catastrophe risk modelling and consulting services firm, and a senior fellow at George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security. He has also served as the Mission Area Director for Resilience and Emergency Preparedness/Response at the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute and as an adjunct assistant professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Earlier in his career, Kaniewski served on the White House staff, first as Director of Response and Recovery Policy and later as Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Senior Director for Response Policy. Kaniewski began his career in homeland security as a firefighter and paramedic.[2]


  1. ^ "PN787 — Daniel J. Kaniewski — Department of Homeland Security". Congress.gov. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  2. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. July 19, 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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