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Biography

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 Transportation's (DOT) administrative operations, including fiscal issues, procurement matters, financial assistance, innovative financing and public private partnerships, equal employment opportunity and...

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 Counsel and the Department’s nearly 500 attorneys covering every mode of transportation.  Mr. Owens also coordinates with senior leaders and career experts on the Department’s regulatory reform efforts, which are...

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 to this role, he was the Director in the Departmental Office of Human Resource Management. In this key role, he was responsible for leading and evaluating Departmental human resource management...

Jack Albright

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Associate CIO for IT Shared Services

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

As the Associate CIO for IT Shared Services, he is responsible for providing the full range of core departmental commodity IT business enabling capabilities including data center, network, help desk, Internet, email, desktop, mobile, server, storage, telecommunications, wireless, security, and cloud...

Carlos Monje Jr.

Carlos Monje is Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy. He manages and oversees the Office of Transportation Policy which is primarily responsible for recommending transportation policy initiatives to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary.  The Office of Transportation Policy reviews proposed Departmental regulatory actions to ensure that regulations are as consistent as possible with the policies of the Administration and the Secretary.

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 multi-party disputes, coaches managers and employees on improving communication and conflict management skills,  and provides training in basic and advanced communications, interest-based problem...