Meet Key Officials

Key US Department of Transportation Officials
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Secretary Elaine L. Chao - Secretary of Transportation
Elaine L. Chao was sworn in as the 18th Secretary of Transportation on January 31, 2017.
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Deputy Secretary - Jeffrey Rosen
Jeffrey Rosen was sworn in on May 18, 2017.
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Derek Kan pictureDerek Kan – Under Secretary for Policy
Derek Kan serves as Under Secretary for Policy.
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Steven G. Bradbury pictureSteven G. Bradbury - General Counsel
Steven G. Bradbury serves as General Counsel.
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DOT Operating Administration Officials

Administration Key Officials
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Daniel K. Elwell - Acting Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Daniel K. Elwell is the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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Brandye Hendrickson - Deputy Administrator 
Federal Highway Administration
Brandye Hendrickson is the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. 
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Raymond P. Martinez - Administrator
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Raymond P. Martinez is the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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Ronald Batory

Ronald Batory – Administrator
Federal Railroad Administration
Ronald Batory was sworn in as the 14th Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on February 28, 2018.
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K. Jane Williams – Acting Administrator
Federal Transit Administration
K. Jane Williams is the Acting Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration.
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Mark H. Buzby – Administrator
Maritime Administration
Mark H. Buzby is the Administrator of the Maritime Administration.
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Howard "Skip" Elliott – Administrator
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Skip Elliott is the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
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Heidi King – Deputy Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Heidi King is the Deputy Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Craig H. Middlebrook - Deputy Administrator
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Craig Middlebrook is the Deputy Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

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Calvin Scovel - Inspector General
Office of the Inspector General
Calvin Scovel is the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Office of the Secretary Officials

Office of the Secretary Officials
 Geoff Burr - Chief of Staff
Geoff Burr serves as the Chief of Staff.
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Lana Hurdle  - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs
Lana Hurdle serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs.
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Keith Nelson - Assistant Secretary for Administration
Keith Nelson serves as Assistant Secretary for Administration.
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Vicki Hildebrand - Chief Information Officer
Vicki Hildebrand serves as the Chief Information Officer.
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Audrey L. Farley - Executive Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
Audrey Farley serves as the Executive Director of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology.

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Michael W. Lowder - Director, Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response
Michael W. Lowder serves as the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Security, & Emergency Response (S-60)
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Charles E. James, Sr. -  Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights     
Charles James serves as the Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights.
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Patrice M. Kelly -  Director, Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance     
Patrice M. Kelly serves as the Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance.
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Adam Sullivan - Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs
Adam Sullivan serves as Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs.

 

Todd Inman - Director of Operations
Todd Inman serves as the Director of Operations.
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Marianne McInerney - Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Public Affairs
Marianne McInerney serves as the Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Public Affairs.
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Updated: Monday, March 26, 2018
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