National Preparedness System
The Road Ahead for Implementation

Donald "Doc" Lumpkins, J.D.
Director, National Integration Center
Federal Emergency Management Agency

June 11, 2014


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Donald “Doc” Lumpkins is the Director of the National Integration Center (NIC), National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA. In this role he leads national efforts to develop preparedness doctrine, implement the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and provide technical assistance. The NIC’s efforts reach Federal, State, local, and tribal emergency management communities, as well as non-government entities and the private sector.  In addition to NIMS, the NIC is responsible for the design and maintenance of the National Response Framework (NRF), the National Preparedness Goal (NPG), and a suite of Comprehensive Preparedness Guides (CPG). 

Prior to his current position, Mr. Lumpkins has held a number of leadership positions which were focused on transforming national preparedness. These included serving as the Director of the National Exercise Division, Executive Director of the Presidential Policy Directive – 8 Program Executive Office, and Chief of National Planning Coordination and Assistance. Prior to his time at DHS, Doc spent five years in working on domestic preparedness programs at the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).

Mr. Lumpkins earned his Bachelor of Science in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Juris Doctorate and Master in Public Administration at the University of Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the Naval Postgraduate School.

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