H. Camille Crain
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Section Chief
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Division
Camille Crain is the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Section Chief at FEMA Headquarters. In this role it is her responsibility to design and administer FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance’s newest grant program, BRIC.
Camille came to FEMA HQ from FEMA Region 6 where she served as the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch Chief in the Mitigation Division. It was her responsibility to manage FEMA’s three HMA grant programs and the HMA staff for the five states and 68 tribes located in Region 6. She administered in excess of $3 billion of mitigation funding.
Camille formerly worked for FEMA Region 4 where she has served as a Senior HMA Program Manager, serving as the Team Lead and Supervisor for the States of Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. She also was responsible for HMA training needs in the Region, Mitigation Planning coordination with HMA and Standard Operating Procedures development for the HMA Branch. Camille also served as the FEMA Region 4 representative on the Federal Interagency Community Resiliency Workgroup.
Camille was the State Hazard Mitigation Officer for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where she managed the Commonwealth’s hazard mitigation grant program and planning office and led the effort for the approval of the Kentucky State Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan. Camille started her emergency management career at the University of Kentucky, where she was the Commonwealth’s Grants Manager for its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
She brings over 20 years’ experience with FEMA’s HMA grant programs at the university, State and Federal level.
Camille holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kentucky and is a proud member of Big Blue Nation. She loves to travel and all the planning that goes into trips.