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Julie Nishijima

Non-Disaster Grants and Admin Bureau Chief


Julie NishijimaJulie Nishijima is the Non Disaster Grants and Administration Bureau Chief of the Response Division. She oversees the non-disaster grants which includes EMPG (Emergency Management Performance Grant), HSGP (Homeland Security Grant Program), NSGP (Nonprofit Security Grant Program), and HMEP (Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant). These grants support the state, local, and nonprofit agencies to be prepared to respond to any disasters or emergencies.


Prior to joining the management team, Ms. Nishijima was the finance officer for EMPG (Emergency Management Performance Grant) and REP (Radiological Emergency Program), Alert Iowa, and State General Fund Appropriation. She provided financial oversight of these funds and was critical in assisting the CFO to make appropriate spending decisions. She has over 20 years of experience in budgeting and accounting.




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