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Government Officials at the US Department of Transportation

Key U.S. Department of Transportation Government Officials

Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Secretary Pete Buttigieg - Secretary of Transportation 

Pete Buttigieg was sworn in as the 19th Secretary of Transportation on February 3, 2021.

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Polly Trottenberg

Polly Trottenberg - Deputy Secretary 

Polly Trottenberg is Deputy Secretary at the US Department of Transportation.

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Mohsin Syed

Mohsin Syed - Chief of Staff

Mohsin Syed serves as the Chief of Staff.

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Carlos Monje

Carlos Monje – Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy

Carlos Monje serves as Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy.

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Kara Fischer – Deputy Chief of Staff

Kara Fischer serves as Deputy Chief of Staff.

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Michael Halle – Senior Advisor

Michael Halle serves as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary.

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Marcus Switzer – Senior Advisor

Marcus Switzer serves as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary.

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U.S. Department of Transportation Operating Administration Officials

Michael Whitaker - Administrator

Federal Aviation Administration
Michael Whitaker is the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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FHWA Administrator Shailen Bhatt Official Portrait

Shailen Bhatt –  Administrator

Federal Highway Administration
Shailen Bhatt is the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.
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Sue Lawless

Sue Lawless

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Acting Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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Amit Bose – Administrator

Federal Railroad Administration
Amit Bose is the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.
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Nuria Fernandez

Nuria Fernandez – Administrator

Federal Transit Administration
Nuria Fernandez is the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration.
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Ann Phillips – Administrator

Maritime Administration
Ann Phillips is the Administrator of the Maritime Administration.
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Tristan Brown

Tristan Brown - Deputy Administrator

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Tristan Brown serves as the Deputy Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. 
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Sophie Shulman

Sophie Shulman - Deputy Administrator

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Sophie Shulman serves as the Deputy Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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 Adam Tindall-Schlicht

Adam Tindall-Schlicht - Administrator

Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Adam Tindall-Schlicht is the Administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.
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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

 
Victoria Wassmer

Victoria B. Wassmer - Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs and Chief Financial Officer

Victoria Wassmer is the  Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs and Chief Financial Officer.
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Cordell Schachter

Cordell Schachter - Chief Information Officer

Cordell Schachter is the Chief Information Officer.
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Subash Iyer - Acting General Counsel

Subash Iyer is the Acting General Counsel.
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Irene Marion - Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights

Irene Marion is the Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights.
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Senior Advisor, Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance (Vacant)


 

Kerry Arndt - Director of Public Affairs

Kerry Arndt is the Director of Public Affairs. 
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Christopher Coes

Christopher Coes - Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy

Christopher Coes is the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy.
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Robert Hampshire

Robert Hampshire - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

Robert Hampshire is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology.
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Annie Petsonk

Carol A. (Annie) Petsonk - Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs

Annie Petsonk is the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs.
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Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs

 

Philip McNamara

Philip A. McNamara - Assistant Secretary for Administration

Philip A. McNamara serves as the Assistant Secretary for Administration.
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Arlando Teller

Arlando Teller – Assistant Secretary for Tribal Government Affairs

Arlando Teller serves as the Assistant Secretary for Tribal Government Affairs.
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