Senior Consultant, Disaster Recovery
Deborah Siefert has 20 years of specialized experience in managing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded programs for entitlement communities and Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs across the United States. Deb has been the program manager for over $4 billion in CDBG-DR disaster funds including Louisiana, Texas, Minot, North Dakota, New York City, and Colorado. She is a subject matter expert in all CDBG-DR funded activities including housing, infrastructure, economic development, program design, implementation, and monitoring strategies and compliance with cross-cutting federal requirements such as environmental review, Davis Bacon, lead-based paint, relocation, and procurement. Deb has extensive knowledge with contract management, action plans, and policy development and implementation.