Supply Coordinator, White House COVID-19 Response Team

Tim Manning serves as Supply Coordinator for the White House COVID-19 Response Team, organizing the federal effort focused on securing, strengthening and ensuring a sustainable pandemic supply chain, working with departments and agencies to ensure there is sufficient personal protective equipment, tests, vaccines and related supplies and equipment.

Prior to joining the White House COVID-19 Response Team, he had been an advisor and executive with the Pacific Disaster Center, a global applied research center managed by the University of Hawaii, and served on the faculty of the Disaster and Emergency Management studies program at Georgetown University.

Manning has spent his entire career focused on managing crises, previously serving as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Protection and National Preparedness, the Secretary of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the State of New Mexico, as a firefighter-EMT, rescue mountaineer, and geologist. Raised just outside Chicago, Manning is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and the University of St. Andrews.