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Adam Geisler

  • Contact Information:
    Email: Adam.Geisler@firstnet.gov
    Office: 202-631-1188
  • Subject Matter Expert:
    National Tribal Government Liaison

Adam Geisler is a national tribal government liaison with the First Responder Network Authority, serving western tribes in FEMA Regions 9 and 10. He is a member of the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians near San Diego, California, and has served in an elected leadership role with his tribe running tribal government and shaping national policy in public health, transportation, economic development, and housing for over a decade. He has led his tribe through four federally declared disasters, has served as vice chairman and founding board member of the Inter-Tribal Long-Term Recovery Foundation (a disaster response and recovery organization), and is a recipient of the International Wireless Communications Under 40 Leadership Award. He has also contributed to the creation of tribal curriculum for the Emergency Management Institute and developed a disaster survivor handbook, The Red Guide to Recovery, Native American Edition. His expertise in emergency management, governance, and tribal communities has led to appointments on several federal and state advisory committees, including being appointed as the California tribal delegate to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control’s Tribal Advisory Committee.