Bio: Koons has been a full-time practitioner for 40 years. He currently works for FEMA. He has worked primarily on international programs in over 40 countries focusing on poverty reduction, food security, emergency response, and humanitarian assistance. He has held senior management and executive positions at a range of international NGOs, as well as USAID. Koons served on the SfAA Nominations Committee twice, and twice on the SfAA Program Committee. For the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists he has been president twice, and held numerous other positions. He holds a PhD in Applied Anthropology from American University.

Specialization: Emergency Management, Disaster Response, Poverty Reduction (food security, water, health)

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