George Haddow has worked extensively on community hazard mitigation and disaster recovery programs for State and local governments, non-profits, and businesses. He is a founding partner of Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm and he has served as a FEMA Deputy Chief of Staff. At Bullock & Haddow. George has directed the development of community hazard mitigations plans, pre-disaster recovery frameworks, business resilience training, and a Stormwater Mitigation Manual designed to prioritize current and future community mitigation needs. At FEMA, he was one of the principal architects of FEMA’s national disaster mitigation initiative entitled Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities and served as Interim Director of FEMA’s Office of Public Affairs during the response to Hurricane Floyd and Y2K. He is the co-author of the university textbook, Living with Climate Change: Thriving and Surviving in a Changing Climate.