Lindsey Holman

Associate Legislative Director – Justice and Public Safety

Lindsey Holman serves as NACo’s Associate Legislative Director for Justice and Public Safety. Prior to joining NACo, Lindsey worked as a subject matter expert in emergency management and homeland security. Over the last 10 years, Lindsey has worked with federal, state, county and municipal stakeholders in over 20 states to prepare, prevent, respond and recover from natural and man-made hazards. During her time at Witt O’Brien’s (formerly Witt Associates), Lindsey provided congressional advocacy services to states experiencing recovery from federally declared disasters.

Lindsey’s work with county and regions has involved preparedness planning and training, staffing incident response operations, catastrophic planning, intergovernmental relations, post-incident assessments and disaster recovery. Her federal experience includes supporting FEMA’s roll out of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Refresh, as well as guidance development for the FEMA National Qualification System and Resource Typing System. Before that, Lindsey served as a lead exercise planner and facilitator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Intermodal Security Training and Exercise Program (I-STEP), where she designed and facilitated transportation security exercises on behalf of the federal government for regional and local transportation security stakeholders around the country. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Administration and Management from Arkansas Tech University and a Masters of Political Management from George Washington University. Lindsey is a native of Pope County, Arkansas.

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About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


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