LCH HeadLeslie Chapman-Henderson has championed the disaster safety movement through the creation of FLASH and its groundbreaking awareness initiatives for homebuilders, homeowners and design  professionals. Ms. Chapman-Henderson’s experience and expertise  spans creative, technical  and advocacy initiatives. She has served as co-chair of the legislatively-created My Safe Florida Home Advisory Council, as a board trustee for Florida International University – International Hurricane Research Center, an advisory council member for the Florida  State University Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, consumer representative and chair for the  Florida  Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Advisory Council, consumer representative for the Louisiana Uniform Building Code Task Force and as a Florida representative to the Federal Communications Commission WARN  Committee.

She has testified before the United Nations, the United States Congress as well as numerous state legislature bodies as a subject matter expert on mitigation. She has appeared in hundreds of media  interviews including television and radio  appearances on AccuWeather, CNN, FOX News, Good  Morning America,  MSNBC, The Weather Channel  and nationally-syndicated programs such as This New House and Home Again with Bob Vila. FLASH collaborates with more than 100 innovative and diverse partners that share its mission  of strengthening homes  and safeguarding families.

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