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Kristin Ruiz

Associate Chief Information officer (ACIO)

Kristin Ruiz is the first Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for the Office of Applications and Digital Solutions at the United States Department of Transportation.   Ms. Ruiz’s focus includes Information Technology (IT) program...

Daniel Cohen

Biography of Daniel Cohen, Assistant General Counsel for Regulation

Tina M. Ro

Biography of Tina M. Ro, Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation

Terence Carlson

Assistant General Counsel for General Law

Terence Carlson is the Assistant General Counsel for General Law and has served in this position since 2013. Mr. Carlson leads an office of 14 attorneys, and supervises and manages all legal matters related to many of the U.S. Department of...

James C. Owens

James C. Owens is Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Mr. Owens joined the Department in January 2017, and served as the Department’s Acting General Counsel between August and November 2017.

In this position, Mr. Owens works closely with the General...

Keith Washington

Keith Washington serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation. In this role, he provides leadership and oversight in the areas of human resources, security, acquisitions and grants, transportation and facilities, and space management. Prior...

Jack Albright

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Jack Albright is the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

Jack joined OCIO as the Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for IT Shared Services (ITSS) in March 2016.  He leads a team of...

Fern F. Kaufman

Director, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Fern F. Kaufman is the Director of the DOT Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, where she is responsible for training and education, neutral services, and dispute resolution design and evaluation.  Ms. Kaufman mediates two-party and...