Dr. Olonilua selected as a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Region 6 Advisory Council
Dr. Oluponmile Olonilua, the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program Coordinator and Faculty Associate in the Robert D. Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice at Texas Southern University, has been selected as a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Region 6 Advisory Council. The Council is a statutory committee that advises the FEMA Regional Administrator on matters related to emergency management and homeland security in Region 6. It is composed of representatives from state, local, tribal, and private sector organizations. The Council meets regularly to discuss a variety of issues, including:
Dr. Olonilua is a highly respected emergency management professional with over 20 years of experience. She is a strong advocate for community resilience and has a deep understanding of the challenges facing emergency managers. She is also an expert in the use of technology to improve emergency management.
We are confident that Dr. Olonilua will be an asset to the FEMA Region 6 Advisory Council. She is a thoughtful and strategic leader who is committed to making our communities safer.