Jillian Compton

Jillian is a senior manager with HORNE's government services team. She oversees state-funded Public Assistance projects and is responsible for financial and compliance oversight of federal Public Assistance funds requested by government and nonprofit sub-grantees.
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February 01, 2019

One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Navigating Your Public Assistance Disaster Recovery Administrative Cost Options

On October 5, 2018, the President signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act[i] into law, ushering in the most significant changes to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act in a generation. Over the last few weeks, I have responded to several calls from subrecipients seeking clarity related to their administrative costs, primarily because for all major disasters and emergencies declared between August 1, 2017 and October 5, 2018, they now have multiple options in choosing how FEMA treats those costs. The short answer is—when given options, one size doesn’t fit all. 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery

April 19, 2016

The Ins and Outs of Deobligation

At HORNE, we work with the end goal in mind.  When it comes to disaster response and recovery, the scale of efforts is massive. From first responders in the wake of tragedy to the individuals and groups involved in the years of sweat equity as State and local jurisdictions rebuild, a purpose and vision to carry out the team’s mission is vital. Here, we can only see success if we plan from the beginning.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery

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