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National Advisory Council; Meeting

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Committee management; notice of open Federal Advisory Committee meeting.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet November 17-18, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public through virtual means.


The NAC will meet by virtual means Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18, 2020, between 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the NAC has completed its business.


All membership, FEMA, invited guest and public participation is by virtual means only. Anyone who wishes to participate must register with FEMA prior to the meeting by providing their name, telephone number, email address, title, and organization to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption below by 5 p.m. ET Friday, November 13, 2020.

To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the NAC. The topic areas are indicated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION caption below. The full agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be available by Friday, November 13, 2020, by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below. Written comments must be submitted and received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on November 13, 2020, identified by Docket ID FEMA-2007-0008, and submitted by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Instructions: All submissions must include the words “Federal Emergency Management Agency” and the docket number for this action. Comments received, including any personal information provided, will be posted without alteration at

Docket: For access to the docket to read comments received by the NAC, go to, and search for Docket ID FEMA-2007-0008.

Public comment periods will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. Eastern Time. All speakers must limit their comments to three minutes. Comments should be addressed to the NAC. Any comments not related to the agenda topics will not be considered by the NAC. To register to make remarks during the public comment period, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below by 5 p.m. ET Friday, Start Printed Page 68356November 13, 2020. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments.

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Jasper Cooke, Designated Federal Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472-3184, telephone (202) 646-2700, and email The NAC website is​national-advisory-council.

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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.

The NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC incorporates input from state, local, territorial and tribal governments, and the private sector in the development and revision of FEMA plans and strategies. The NAC includes a cross-section of officials, emergency managers, and emergency response providers from State, local, territorial and Tribal governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations.

Agenda: On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the NAC will discuss final recommendations, and vote on the recommendations and the report.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, the NAC will present recommendations to and receive feedback from leadership and discuss strategic priorities with FEMA leadership and topical experts.

The full agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be available by Friday, November 13, 2020, by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above.

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Pete Gaynor,

Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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[FR Doc. 2020-23956 Filed 10-26-20; 11:15 am]