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 Deborah A.P. Hersman
Vice Chairman Christopher A. Hart
Members Robert L. Sumwalt, (2 vacancies)
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 William Love
Director, Office of Aviation Safety Thomas E. Haueter
Deputy Director, Office of Aviation Safety John DeLisi
Chief, Major Investigations Dana Schulze
Chief Advisor for International Safety Affairs Robert MacIntosh
Deputy Director, Regional Operations Jeff Guzzetti
Director, Office of Government and Industry (vacancy)
Deputy Director, Government Affairs Mildred Starek
Director, Office of Transportation Disaster Sharon Bryson
Assistant Director, Office of Transportation Eric Grosof
Associate Managing Director, Office of Public Ted Lopatkiewicz
Director, Office of Highway Safety Bruce Magladry
Deputy Director, Operations Dwight Foster
Deputy Director, Accident Investigations Barbara Czech
Director, Office of Marine Safety John Spencer
Deputy Director, Office of Marine Safety Michael Rosecrans
Director, Office of Railroad, Pipeline, and Robert J. Chipkevich
Hazardous Materials Investigations
Chief Technical Advisor James Ritter
Chief, Railroad Division James Southworth
Chief, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Division Robert Trainor
Director, Office of Research and Engineering (vacancy)
Deputy Director, Office of Research and Joseph Kolly
Director, Office of Safety Recommendations and Elaine Weinstein
Deputy Director, Operations Danielle Roeber
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 for 5-year terms by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The...