National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with NTSB chair Deborah Hersman

April 21, 2014

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Run time: 60 minutes

Deborah Hersman, the outgoing chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, gave her farewell address at a National Press Club Speakers breakfast on April 21, 2014.

Hersman stepped down during her third term as NTSB chairman to lead the National Safety Council. As chairman, Hersman focused on distraction in drivers, pilots and other transportation operators and presided over the longest period without a crash in the history of U.S. commercial aviation.