United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Kenyetta Blunt

Kenyetta Blunt currently serves as Chief of the National Planning Branch in the Planning Division of the Response Directorate at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Mrs. Blunt is responsible for the comprehensive review and revision of existing federal interagency operations plans as well as creating new plans where none exists. These plans guide FEMA response operations at the incident, regional and National level.

Before moving to the Response Directorate, Mrs. Blunt was the Chief of the Recovery Planning, Exercise and Doctrine Branch within the Recovery Directorate. While there she lead the development of the National Disaster Recovery Framework Interagency Operations Plan, which establishes the strategy and doctrine outlining how the federal government build, sustain and deliver essential core functions required for recovery missions.   She co-developed the strategy, methodology and process exercising recovery mission functions.  Her strategy has been adopted by the Federal National Exercise community and has been used in three national level exercises, including Southern Exposure 2015.

Mrs. Blunt spent several years working as a Program Manager within the Recovery Directorate where she was developed policies, procedures, guidance, program management and oversight for FEMA's Individuals and Households Programs. She started her long career at FEMA by working at FEMA's National Processing Center where she reviewed individual cases to determine disaster assistance eligibility for disaster survivors.

Prior to joining FEMA in 1988, Mrs. Blunt was a contractor for the Department of Energy where she conducted technical reviews and analysis of Department of Energy historical documents to determine if several collections could be declassified in accordance with Executive Order 12958.
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