TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) building code, construction, floodplain, and disaster safety expert is now available for news interviews on the best home preparedness steps to take as Hurricane Matthew approaches.
Mike is a veteran of national broadcast and multi-platform news interviews with past appearances, including CNN, The Weather Channel, and ABC's Good Morning America. He is a state certified building contractor, state licensed building plans examiner, International Code Council Certified Building Official, electrical plans examiner, fire inspector, and disaster response inspector with more than 30-years of experience in the construction industry. He is also an accredited reviewer of FEMA construction-related documents including the Coastal Construction Manual, the Local Officials Guide to Coastal Construction and Natural Hazards, and Sustainability for Residential Buildings. He is a Certified Floodplain Manager, and recently completed his service as the Building Official for Hillsborough County, Florida.
WHERE: Via Satellite, Skype (enhanced audio capable), and/or Telephone
WHEN: Immediately and Ongoing
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: B-roll, photos, tip sheets, and videos available in the FLASH Newsroom
Zoe LaPointe, VP of Communications Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, FLASH
The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®) is the country's leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.
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SOURCE Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)