Brad Case is former Director of Hazard Mitigation for the City of New Orleans. The City’s Hazard Mitigation Office was created in 2006 in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Mr. Case was responsible for leading the planning process to formulate the City’s policies toward reduction of risk from natural and manmade hazards and for implementation of these policies throughout the city. This included implementation of the City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, administration of all FEMA mitigation programs for private property and infrastructure and advancing of the awareness of mitigation concepts and practices for communities and businesses. The Mitigation Ofﬁce also represents the City throughout the state and the country to promote and achieve the sustainability and resilience of the City.