2018 Annual Convention & Expo - General Session Keynote

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Need another reason to attend the 2018 NCRA Convention & Expo? This years event will feature keynote speaker Lt. General Russel L. Honoré.


Trying to fix problems the way we've done things in the last century is being 'stuck on stupid.' We need to face some of the challenges of the future and figure out new ways to approach them.

Lt. General Russel L. Honoré


Hear the story first-hand from Keynote speaker, Lt. General Russel L. Honoré

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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, Gen. Honoré now shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead and execute a mission.

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Biography - Lt. General Russel L. Honoré

Lieutenant General Honoré is a native of Lakeland, Louisiana. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Infantry and awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Agriculture upon graduation from Southern University and A&M College in 1971. He holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Troy State University as well as an Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from Southern University and A&M College, an Honorary Doctorate in Laws from Stillman College, and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Stillman College.

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