Deborah A.P. Hersman, outgoing National Transportation Safety Board Chairman, will speak about her tenure at the NTSB at a National Press Club speakers breakfast on April 21.
Hersman, who has led the safety agency for five of her 10 years on the board, has been recognized as a leading safety advocate across all modes of transportation. Among her many initiatives, Chairman Hersman has focused attention and actions on a variety of transportation safety issues, including addressing fatigue and distraction in transportation, eliminating impaired driving, improving child passenger safety, and helping accident victims and their families.
The Press Club breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Remarks will begin at 9 a.m., followed by a question-and-answer session, ending at 10 a.m.