Jerome Hatfield

Jerome Hatfield

Regional Administrator, FEMA Region II at Federal Emergency Management Agency

22 Corporate Park, Irvine, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(714) 656-0304

General Information


Chair, Department of Human Services  - Community College of Rhode Island

Regional Administrator, FEMA Region II  - DHS

Lieutenant Colonel  - New Jersey State Police

Captain  - New Jersey's Office of Emergency Management

Deputy Superintendent  - Homeland Security

Professor and Chair  - Department of Human Services

Vice Chairman  - EMAP

Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security  - New Jersey State Police


Center for Homeland Defense and Security

Bachelor of Arts Degree  - Naval Post Graduate School


Member  - National Association of Counties

Recent News  

Jerome Hatfield was appointed as the Regional Administrator of FEMA
Region 2 on November 4, 2013 Jerome Hatfield is a 27 year veteran of the New Jersey State Police where he commanded more than 800 enlisted, professional and administrative staff, and as the Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security oversaw more than 80 state and federal grant programs. Hatfield has served as a member of the National Advisory Council to FEMA, and is Vice-Chairman to the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) responsible for conducting nationwide assessments of State, Territorial, federal and local emergency management and homeland security programs. Additionally, he has led EMAP liaisons to Kenya in support of international assessments conducted in conjunction with the Department of Defense (U.S. African Command) and the Center for Disease and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM). In September 2005, Hatfield was deployed to the State of Louisiana with over 600 New Jersey responders in support of Hurricane Katrina response efforts. He was designated incident commander during Operation LEAD (Louisiana Emergency Assistance Deployment). Hatfield holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and is a graduate of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Post Graduate School, Executive Leader's Program. Hatfield is a Certified Public Manager (CPM), awarded by Farleigh Dickinson University. He is married with two children.

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FEMA: Jerome Hatfield Appointed as FEMA Region II Administrator
Nov 5: The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) announced the appointment of Jerome Hatfield as FEMA Region II Administrator by President Obama. Hatfield has nearly 30 years of service to disaster survivors in Region II. Read the press release here .

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