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2011 Annual Meeting
Shifting Gears: Driving Culture Change
in Highway Safety

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 25 - 28

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Janet Froetscher

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Janet Froetscher, President and CEO, National Safety Council

Janet Froetscher, president and chief executive officer of the National Safety Council, will be speaking at Monday's opening general session.

The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC is grounded in science and promotes the use of best practices to save lives and prevent injuries. As the first organization to call for a national ban on cell phone use while driving, NSC has taken a leadership role on the issue.

Prior to joining the National Safety Council, Ms. Froetscher served as chief executive officer of the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago from 2003 to 2008, chief operating officer of the Aspen Institute from 2000 to 2003, executive director of the Finance Research and Advisory Committee of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, from 1992 to 2000 and as vice president of Bankers Trust Company from 1987 to 1991. She also is co-founder of Executive Options.

Ms. Froetscher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University. She is a Board member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange and Chicago Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Chicago Network, Commercial Club of Chicago and Economic Club of Chicago. Ms. Froetscher is also a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

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