Louisiana Public Square | LPB
play button image Watch|
Shop LPB|
About Us|
Monday, December 11, 2017
Donate Now!!
Louisiana Public Square
LPS Home |
Program Topics |
About the Show |
Be in the Audience |
Submit a Comment |
Links & Resources |
Press Room |
Watch Online |
Get a Copy on DVD |

Panelist Bio

Wayne Rickard
FEMA, Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Wayne Rickard has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for 26 years, serving variously as emergency analyst, hazard mitigation officer, field office director, regional operations center director and communications chief.

As the Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator in Louisiana, Rickard promotes federal, state, tribal and private sector collaboration in long-term recovery.

In 2002, Rickard was named a Truman Scholar. He was an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy in 2003 and has served as the Department of Homeland Security’s liaison in London.

Rickard holds a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurial and strategic management from the University of North Texas. He has a master’s degree in public administration and a graduate certificate in conflict resolution from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

In 2013, he completed the Master’s Program in Homeland Security Studies at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

Born in Ohio and raised in Alabama, Rickard lives in North Texas.

Current Topic

     12/17 - Healthy New Year! (Encore)

What is the best approach to shedding pounds in a state where cuisine is part of its culture?
View entire program from January here!
Learn More!
(0) Comments

Special Presentation

     05/16 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home

What challenges do our returning veterans face?

Coming Soon!

     01/18 - Early Education Matters

Can funds be found to make access to high-quality child care in the state a priority?

Recent Topics

     10/17 - HIV/AIDS in Louisiana

How many people are living with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana and what resources are available to them?

     09/17 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home

What challenges face our returning veterans?

     08/17 - Studying TOPS

Is TOPS a worthwhile incentive or a middle-class tax break?

     07/17 - Industrial Tax Matters

What has been the impact of the changes made to the tax exemption plan?
»»» View all Topics!
protect my public media About Jobs @ LPB Privacy Policy Public & EEO Reports louisiana.gov LPB Webmail Closed Captions Contact & Address
© 2017 LETA. All Rights Reserved.