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Career Services: What’s It Like To Work in Climate Resilience and Hazard Mitigation?

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alumni of the Bloustein School and prospective employers will speak about jobs and careers in the urban planning, policy and health administration fields in the series, “What’s It Like To Be…”. Join us and learn the real deal about their day-to-day jobs and information you definitely won’t find on a job description!

This week, join MCRP graduates Kelly Pflicke and Brian Kempf and our guest student interviewer, Doug Leung, MCRP.

Brian Kempf, CFM, AICP is a Supervisory Grants Management Specialist and BRIC Team Lead for FEMA Region 2. Before joining FEMA in 2023, he managed the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance program at NYC Emergency Management and was a planning and grants consultant specializing in community planning, resiliency, and floodplain management. He completed his bachelor’s and Master of City and Regional Planning degrees at Rutgers University.
Kelly Pflicke, AICP serves as a Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program within Resilience at FEMA Headquarters. Kelly is responsible for the continuous improvement and evaluation of the BRIC program, which aims to categorically shift the federal focus away from reactive disaster spending and toward research-supported, proactive investment in community resilience. She has focused her career on helping communities adapt and build resilience to hazards exacerbated by climate change with particular attention to at-risk populations most impacted by disasters. Kelly holds a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Georgia Southern University.



March 1
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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