Amanda E. Ciampolillo
Amanda E. Ciampolillo is the Regional Environmental Officer in FEMA’s Region III Mitigation Division. Based in Philadelphia since 2009, Amanda serves as the senior technical advisor to all of FEMA’s grant programs, helping to ensure that projects comply with environmental and historic preservation (EHP) laws. Her region include Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. She leads a staff of EHP professionals who perform a variety of compliance tasks for thousands of regional projects per year.
As a Disaster Assistance Employee for three years out of Region I, Amanda spent considerable time traveling the Northeast and the South. She has worked several large disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina and Ike. Since coming to Region III, Amanda has been heavily invested in streamlining techniques for both non-disaster and disaster grants. Amanda is involved as an instructor for EHP courses, and regularly speaks about historic preservation in the agency.
Amanda has a fondness for industrial structures and is particularly interested in smokestacks. Originally from Upstate New York, Amanda holds a B.A. in History from the State University of New York College at Potsdam and a M.S. in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont.