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Captain Michael A. Fewless
Orange County Sheriff's Office
"Melissa is a champion who took a terrible situation and turned it into an opportunity to help others through their pain."
Melissa Wandall is devoted to educate, encourage and empower individuals and organizations for greater impact.
As President of the National Coalition of Safer Roads (NCSR) Melissa has set out to change highway safety and reduce the number of injuries and deaths caused by traffic collisions. NCSR’s mission is “To Connect and Empower Survivor Advocates of traffic related tragedies with the tools and resources needed to take actions supporting an end to road violence.”
In addition to her commitment to NCSR’s mission Melissa is dedicated to facilitating support for children in grief. She is the Founder and President of The Mark Wandall Foundation, a 501C3 non-profit organization.
The initial focus affords provisions and assistance to grieving children & teens who have lost a primary family member or guardian.
Furthermore Melissa is an active Coalition member of Alert Today Florida an organization that works to implement Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Safety Plan. She is also a Ft. Lauderdale Vision Zero Champion. The goal of Vision Zero is to eliminate all road deaths and serious injuries.
Consistent and focused and with a natural ability to engage others, she utilizes her personal life story as a springboard to effect positive change. Known as a passionate presenter by numerous insurance companies, government agencies and business leaders, Melissa’s genuine spirit influences the hearts of her listeners inspiring motivation and purpose.
Melissa was instrumental in the passage of legislation known as the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety act in 2010 which allows city’s and counties to utilize Red Light Safety Cameras in the State of Florida to curb the behavior of Red Light Running and save lives. Melissa’s efforts were recognized by The National Safety Council as a 2016 Distinguished Service to Safety Award winner. The Distinguished Service to Safety Award recognizes outstanding service and contributions to the field of safety, and it is the most prestigious award given to individuals by the National Safety Council.
As an Advocacy Consultant Melissa actively travels the U.S. and Internationally, participating in speaking engagements, workshops and shares her message by encouraging authentic leadership, inspiration and resolution.
Highway Traffic Safety Conferences
Spiritual Growth & Leadership
Life Insurance Professionals
Dynamic Leader & Influential Speaker