Government Officials at the US Department of Transportation
Key U.S. Department of Transportation Government Officials
Secretary Pete Buttigieg - Secretary of Transportation
Pete Buttigieg was sworn in as the 19th Secretary of Transportation on February 3, 2021.
Chief of Staff (Vacant)
Carlos Monje – Senior Advisor
Carlos Monje is the Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary.
U.S. Department of Transportation Operating Administration Officials
Tristan Brown - Acting Administrator
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Tristan Brown serves as the Acting Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
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Craig H. Middlebrook - Deputy Administrator
Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Craig Middlebrook is the Deputy Administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Eric J. Soskin - Inspector General
Office of Inspector General
Eric J. Soskin is the Inspector General for the Office of Inspector General.
Office of the Secretary Officials
Acting Under Secretary for Transportation Policy (Vacant)
Victoria B. Wassmer - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget and the Acting Chief Financial Officer
Victoria Wassmer is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget and the Acting Chief Financial Officer.
Chief Information Officer (Vacant)
John Putnam - Acting General Counsel
John Putnam is the Acting General Counsel.
Irene Marion - Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights
Irene Marion is the Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights.
Senior Advisor, Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance (Vacant)
Richard “Rich” M. Chávez - Director, Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response
Rich Chávez serves as the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response.
Dani Simons - Director of Public Affairs
Dani Simons is the Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Public Affairs.
Christopher Coes - Acting Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy
Christopher Coes is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy.
Robert Hampshire - Acting Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
Robert Hampshire is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology.
Carol A. (Annie) Petsonk - Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs
Annie Petsonk is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs.
Mohsin Syed - Acting Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs
Mohsin Syed serves as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs.
Philip A. McNamara - Assistant Secretary for Administration
Philip A. McNamara serves as the Assistant Secretary for Administration.