Matsuda Nominated MARAD Administrator

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

President Barack Obama has announced his intent to nominate David T. Matsuda, Administrator, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. David T. Matsuda has been serving as Deputy Administrator and Acting Administrator of the United States Maritime Administration since July 2009.  He is a transportation professional with more than a decade of experience in federal transportation policy, programs and oversight.  Prior to his current position, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), where he served as a chief policy advisor and focused on issues including surface transportation reauthorization, maritime matters, labor issues and high-speed rail, and oversaw key projects including the rollout of two new infrastructure grant programs.  Previously, Matsuda spent more than seven years working in the United States Senate, helping to draft and secure passage of critical pieces of significant federal transportation legislation, including modernization of oil pollution prevention and response programs, an overhaul of our nation’s passenger rail system, and security improvements at U.S. seaports.  Matsuda has served on the staff of U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation's Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, the Office of Chief Counsel at the USDOT’s Federal Railroad Administration and as a Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute Fellow.  He earned his B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif., and his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif.

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