We are pleased to announce that Dolline Hatchett will be speaking at the 2019 Lloyd's Register Foundation International Conference.
Dolline Hatchett is a senior executive serving as the Director, Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications for the National Transportation Safety Board. She is responsible for shaping and promoting how the agency responds and coordinates with Congress, the press, and the public to ensure consistency and accuracy of the strategic positions and issues of the NTSB.
Prior to joining the NTSB, she served as the Deputy Chief, Citizenship and Applicant Information Services at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In that role, she supported the management of the day-to-day operations of three National Contact Centers, the Citizenship and Immigration Services website – English and Spanish, as well as the Office of Citizenship. Hatchett also served as the Chief, Office of Communications, Citizenship and Immigration Services, leading high-impact communications efforts and messaging at the national level for the agency. Appointed to that position in 2016, Hatchett was responsible for six divisions: E-Communications, Multimedia, Plain Language and Content, Employee Communications and Engagement, Strategic Communications, and Media Relations.
Hatchett was appointed in May 2014 to the position of Vice President of Communications at the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of the United States, where she managed its digital practice, media relations, marketing, events, and strategic communications. As an officer of the bank, she provided counsel to senior leadership to ensure the successful execution of high-priority communications initiatives on the local, regional, national and international levels.
Before joining the EXIM Bank, she served as the director of media relations for AREVA Inc., the world’s largest nuclear energy provider where she directly managed the North American media operations in support of its president and chief executive officer. As the spokesperson and communications architect across AREVA’s 44 facilities nationwide, she managed all press relations and crisis communications efforts in coordination with its Paris headquarters.
Hatchett previously was the director of communications and public affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy where she managed a corporate communications team for the Office of Science, a $5 billion organization and the largest sponsor of basic physical science research in the U.S. She provided strategic leadership, management, policy development and technical oversight for media relations and event planning across seven interdisciplinary areas of the organization.
Hatchett graduated with honors from Norfolk State University with a degree in Mass Communications. She attended Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, is a graduate of the Defense Information School (DINFOS), the Federal Executive Institute and the American University’s DHS Capstone Program for senior executives.