NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
490 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20594
Phone, 202-314-6000. Fax, 202-314-6110. Internet, www.ntsb.gov.
Chairman Mark V. Rosenker
Vice Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Members Steven R. Chealander, Deborah A.P. Hersman, Kathryn O'Leary Higgins,
Executive Director (vacancy)
Managing Director Joseph G. Osterman
Chief Financial Officer Steven Goldberg
Chief Administrative Law Judge William E. Fowler, Jr.
General Counsel Gary Halbert
Deputy General Counsel (vacancy)
Director, Office of Aviation Safety Thomas H. Haueter, Acting
Deputy Director Evan Byrne, Acting
Chief, Major Investigations John DeLisi
Chief Advisor for International Robert MacIntosh
Deputy Director, Regional Operations Jeff Guzzetti
Director, Office of Government and Industry Brenda Lee Yager
Deputy Director for Government Cheryl McCullough
Director, Office of Transportation Disaster Sharon Bryson
Assistant to the Director Eric Grosof
Director, Office of Public Affairs Ted Lopatkiewicz
Director, Office of Highway Safety Bruce Magladry
Deputy Director Dwight Foster
Director, Office of Marine Safety John Spencer
Deputy Director R. Christopher Julius, Acting
Director, Office of Railroad, Pipeline, and Robert J. Chipkevich
Hazardous Materials Investigations
Chief Technical Advisor James Ritter
Chief, Railroad Division James Southworth
Chief, Hazardous Materials and Robert Trainor
Associate Director for Pipeline Rod Dyck
Director, Office of Research and Engineering Vernon Ellingstad
Deputy Director Joseph Kolly
Director, Office of Safety Recommendations and Elaine Weinstein
Deputy Director for Operations Jim Rosenberg
Director, Training Center Paul Schuda
The National Transportation Safety Board seeks to ensure that all types of transportation in the United States are conducted safely. The Board investigates accidents, conducts studies, and makes recommendations to Government agencies, the transportation industry, and others on safety measures and practices.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was established in 1967 and became totally independent on April 1, 1975, by the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. 1111).
NTSB consists of five members appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate for 5-year terms. The President designates two of these members as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board for 2-year terms. The designation of the Chairman is made with...