Full Name
Natalie Enclade
Job Title
Executive Director
BuildStrong America
Speaker Bio
Natalie Enclade, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the BuildStrong Coalition, the preeminent organization driving the national policy discussion on how to increase investments in mitigation to draw down disaster costs and losses. Prior to that, she was the Director of Individual and Community Preparedness for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As Director, she oversaw programs that partner at all levels of government, the private sector, and community organizations to increase individual and community preparedness and encourage the development of disaster resilience across the Nation.

Dr. Enclade has an established career in the field of emergency management and national security as a Chief Policy Advisor and Senior Program Analyst for DHS and Policy Analyst for the State of Mississippi. Additionally, she has served as the subject matter expert in homeland security, cybersecurity, and emergency management for the United States Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. In this role, she was responsible for advising Committee and Senate leadership on general emergency management issues, FEMA, Stafford Act, cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure policy. This included major pieces of legislation, such as the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA), fire grants reauthorization, and various programmatic mandates.
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