Brian Willsey

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Brian Willsey is a hazard mitigation specialist in the grants implementation branch, mitigation directorate, and joined FEMA in 2006. His work at FEMA involves administering the hazard mitigation assistance grant programs: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation, and Flood Mitigation Assistance. Prior to joining FEMA, Willsey worked for approximately 20 years as an environmental planner with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission and the Department of Environmental Protection in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in suburban Washington, DC. His previous work included engineering and planning analysis in floodplain and stormwater management, floodplain mapping, local NFIP/CRS coordinator, grant writing and administration, and general environmental regulatory review. He has a bachelor's in geography from the State University of New York at Oneonta and a master's in planning from the school of architecture at the University of Virginia.