Lt. Genral Russel Honore will be a keynote speaker at Spring Symposium

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, U.S. Army, retired, served as the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina.
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Lt. Genral Russel Honore will be a keynote speaker at Spring Symposium

Atlanta, GA – The Safe America Foundation to Host Experts in the Areas of Safety at Upcoming Spring Symposium

Lt. General Russel Honore listens to a Hurricane Katrina disaster briefing during a stop over in New Orleans, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

The Safe America Foundation is pleased to announce that Lt. Genral Russel Honore will be a keynote speaker at our Spring Symposium Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, U.S. Army, retired, served as the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina. He became known as the Category 5 General for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans.

A decorated 37-year army veteran and global authority on leadership and emergency preparedness, General Honoré now shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead and execute a mission.

Drawing on his in-the-trenches experience managing conflicts of both the natural and man-made variety, his disciplined leadership takeaways inspire audiences in a range of fields, including business, management, government, military and education.

As a CNN contributor, Honore’ has criticized the handling of recovery efforts for Hurricane Maria. When the hurricane hit Puerto Rico last year, Honoré described the situation as being ‘like a war’. Honore’ urged more action to the crisis, saying it demanded a greater and more rapid response.

The Spring Symposium – themed ‘Spring-into-Action!’ – will focus on key topics that are challenging our nation – and the world. “Our goal is to look at issues and determining ‘what’s next’ in terms of future efforts,” noted CEO Len Pagano. “Our mission is educating people on health and safety issues to save, improve and protect lives,” Pagano noted.

 

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