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Key US Department of Transportation Officials
Picture of Secretary Elaine Chao

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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Jeffrey Rosen official portrait

Deputy Secretary - Jeffrey Rosen
Jeffrey Rosen was sworn in on May 18, 2017.
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DOT Operating Administration Officials

Administration Key Officials
 

Michael Huerta - Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Michael P. Huerta is the 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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Daphne Jefferson - Deputy Administrator
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Daphne Jefferson is the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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Heath Hall – Deputy Administrator
Federal Railroad Administration
Heath Hall is the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.
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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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Drue Pearce – Deputy Administrator
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Drue Pearce is the Deputy Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. 
 

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

 

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.
 

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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Judy Kaleta - Deputy General Counsel
Judy Kaleta serves as Deputy General Counsel.
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Maria Lefevre – Executive Director Under Secretary for Policy
Maria Lefevre serves as the Executive Director Under Secretary for Policy.
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Keith Washington – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration
Keith Washington serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Kristen Baldwin -  Deputy Chief Information Officer
Kristen Baldwin serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer.

 

Audrey Farley - Executive Director Office of Research and Technology
Audrey Farley serves as the Executive Director of the Office of Research and Technology.

 

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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Sean McMaster - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs
Sean McMaster serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs.
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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 sreves as the  Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Public Affairs.
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Updated: Monday, October 16, 2017
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