2018 Speaker

The Office of Corporate Relations in collaboration with the Fire Science & Engineering Program is proud to present:

R. David Paulison - 2017 Corporate Lecture in Leadership speaker

“Lessons Learned”

R. David Paulison
Former FEMA Director, Underwriters Laboratories Board of Directors 


April 11, 2018

Nord Hall 356



R. David Paulison has spent more than forty years as a public servant, rising from firefighter to fire chief, and eventually becoming the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2005 following Hurricane Katrina, greatly reforming the organization.
In this lecture, Paulison will reflect on the lessons learned over the course of his career, offering insights on leading a dynamic organization like FEMA, serving the American public, and the role of a leader. 

Reception to Follow

Nord Hall Atrium 

5:30 - 7:30pm

April 11, 2018