Director, Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ms. Grant joined the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families as director of the Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) in November, 2018. She oversees the disaster human service emergency management mission for the agency and the Department. Previously, Ms. Grant worked for HHS' Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the Division of Recovery where she served as the Health and Social Services Recovery field coordinator for federal interagency coordination following Hurricane Sandy in New York and the lead for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Ms. Grant also worked at the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management as a health and medical emergency management coordinator. In close partnership with colleagues at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, she led the Miami-Dade County ESF-8 response to natural hazards, utility failures and civil disturbances.