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Michael E. Martinet


For over 20 years, Michael Martinet has trained local government officials on how to maximize their disaster cost recovery under FEMA’s Public Assistance program.  Attendees have come from cities, counties, states, special districts and private non-profit agencies across the nation.

Mike has a Master’s Degree from California State University at Long Beach and is a Certified Emergency Manager through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).  Mike is the founder and chair of the IAEM Disaster Cost Recovery Caucus.  

He is a former principal on the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard 1600, the Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs.

Mike has worked as a local government emergency manager since 1989 and retired in 2013 from the City of San Francisco where he worked as the Emergency Planning Manager in the Controller’s Office.

Since 2013 he has focused exclusively on disaster cost recovery training for local government agencies and eligible private non-profit agencies.

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