Tue, Sep 05, 2006
Editor's Note -- The following is
the unedited statement from the National Business Aviation
Association on the naming of Mary Peters as President Bush's
nominee for Secretary of Transportation.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed
President Bush's nomination of transportation policy veteran Mary
Peters to serve as Department of Transportation Secretary.
The White House announced the nomination today. Peters has been
nominated to succeed Norman Mineta, who retired from the job
earlier this year.
"Mary Peters is known for her extensive work on transportation
issues and her inclusive approach to doing business," said NBAA
President and CEO Ed Bolen. "I look forward to working with her and
ensuring that she is fully aware of the concerns of business
Peters served as Administrator for the Federal Highway
Administration (FHWA) from 2001 - 2005. In that position, she
focused on strengthening security and safety, relieving congestion,
and improving the nation's highway infrastructure. Before her
tenure at the FHWA, Peters spent three years as director of the
Arizona Department of Transportation.
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