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William Peterson

William (Bill) Peterson

Bill Peterson is Senior Consultant for Strategic Government Resources with lead responsibilities for fire, emergency medical and emergency management related executive searches. Bill also serves as the primary technical expert for operational assessments and management consulting in these fields.

Previously, he was appointed Regional Administrator of the US Department of Homeland Security's FEMA Region 6 in Denton, Texas, by President George W Bush.

Bill was responsible for the delivery of DHS/FEMA disaster response and recovery operations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Bill is a founding member of the USA Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), was elected to the International Council (Board of Directors) of the worldwide organisation in 1999, and to the post of International President in 2004.