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An Analysis of the House Select Committee and White House Reports on Hurricane Katrina


Dwight Ink began his career as a budget and personnel officer in Fargo, North Dakota. He entered the federal service and served different agencies at virtually every level. Mr. Ink has had policy assignments under seven U.S. presidents in both national security and domestic program areas. He served as executive director of President Jimmy Carter’s civil service reform program and was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to direct the rebuilding of Alaska after the devastating 1964 earthquake, the largest ever recorded on this continent. He completed his public service career as president of the New York Institute of Public Administration. He has also served on the board of directors of a number of public administration organizations, including the National Academy of Public Administration, and was president of the American Society for Public Administration.