IEMA Head Leaves for New Position with FEMA

Photo Credit: Illinois Emergency Management Agency / Official Website
Photo Credit: Illinois Emergency Management Agency / Official Website

The head of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has left that post… to assume a new role as a regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

James Joseph was sworn in for his new position on Monday.

His departure from the state was not announced ahead of time, at the direction of FEMA, according to a state spokesperson.

Gov. Rauner appointed Joseph Klinger to be acting director for IEMA.

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