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


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."

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