Chatman

Kimberly Chatman

Program Analyst, Port Security Grant Program

Grant Programs Directorate, PGD
Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA 

Ms. Chatman has 18 years of experience with Federal Assistance Grants. She currently holds a position as Program Analyst in the Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) within the Transportation Infrastructure Security Branch of FEMA’s Grants Directorate. Over the last 5 years she has provided grant program guidance to PSGP recipients. Her portfolio of grants mainly encompass states within FEMA Region III (DC, WV, VA, PA, and MD).
 
Ms. Chatman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Bowie State University. After receiving her BS, Ms. Chatman worked as a research assistant at a consulting firm located in Bethesda Maryland. She assisted in the facilitation of research studies with the Department of Defense and Department of Health and Human Services. Experience gained as a research assistant lead to a position as a senior Grants Management Specialist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Rockville Maryland.
 
Prior to taking her current role at FEMA, Ms. Chatman worked as a Compliance Officer for Human Studies at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. As a Program Analyst in the Port Security Grant Program, Ms. Chatman welcomes the transition from the world of health research grants to National security grants.