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Andrew Wishnia

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy

Andrew Wishnia serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy in the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Wishnia previously served at the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, including as Senior Policy Advisor, and also served at the Federal Highway Administration as Special Assistant for Policy to the FHWA Administrator, and as a Senior Program...

Victoria B. Wassmer

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget 

Victoria has established and led high-profile organizations and programs in both the public sector and private industry for over 25 years. She is joining the Department of Transportation (DOT) from Ernst & Young, where she served as a Managing Director in the government and public sector practice.  Previously, she worked as the director of agency operations for DC Government under Mayor Muriel Bowser. Victoria is no stranger...

Vulnerability Disclosure Policy - U.S. Department of Transportation


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mission is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.  In support of the missions, DOT works to ensure a security conscious posture of DOT-operated information systems to maintain confidence in DOT from the American public. This policy...

Philip A. McNamara

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Philip A. McNamara serves as the Assistant Secretary for Administration. McNamara has more than 22 years of experience navigating Washington’s political, government, and policy landscape in high-pressure, high-visibility leadership roles working alongside top officials. Before joining DOT, McNamara served as the Director of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts. He returns to government after serving all eight years with the Obama...

Mohsin Syed

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs

Mohsin Syed serves as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs.  Syed previously served for over six years on Capitol Hill, including as the Majority Chief Counsel for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Minority Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and...