Monday, June 08, 2009

Bay Area's McMillan named deputy FTA administrator

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Theresa Watkins McMillan, deputy executive director of policy for the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission, has been named deputy administrator of the Federal Transit Administration

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In announcing the appointment on June 5, FTA noted that McMillan will join administrator Peter Rogoff "in leading a staff of more than 500 in Washington, D. C., and 10 regional offices across the United States and managing an annual budget of approximately $10 billion and $8.4 billion in Recovery Act funds."

"Ms. McMillan brings real world expedience and a history of achievement to FTA," said Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. "She will be a valuable asset to the federal transportation program and the Department's senior management team."