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Executive Leadership

Anne Aylward

Anne D. Aylward - U.S. DOT Volpe Center Director
Anne D. Aylward is the U.S. DOT Volpe Center director.
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Sue Connors

Susan M. Connors - Operations
Susan M. Connors is the director for Operations.
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Stephen M. Popkin, PhD - Research and Innovative Technology
Stephen Popkin, PhD is the director for Research and Innovative Technology.
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Senior Leadership

Gregg Fleming
Gregg G. Fleming - Policy, Planning, and Environment
Gregg G. Fleming is the director of Policy, Planning, and Environment.
Maura Lohrenz
Maura Lohrenz - Safety Management and Human Factors
Maura Lohrenz is the director of Safety Management and Human Factors.
Luisa Paiewonsky
Luisa Paiewonsky - Infrastructure Systems and Technology
Luisa Paiewonsky is the director of Infrastructure Systems and Technology.
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Jonathan Walker, PE, PhD - Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Systems, and Engineering
Jonathan Walker, PE, PhD is the director of Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Systems, and Engineering.

Operational Leadership

Cassandra C. Allwell. Cassandra C. Allwell - Communication and Knowledge Management
Cassandra C. Allwell is the director of Communication and Knowledge Management.
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Ellen E. Bell - Strategic Initiatives for Research and Innovation
Ellen E. Bell is the director of Strategic Initiatives for Research and Innovation.
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Helen Blackman Helen A. Blackman - Organizational Culture and Work Life
Helen A. Blackman is the director of Organizational Culture and Work Life.
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Monica Conyngham

Monica Conyngham - Chief Counsel
Monica Conyngham is the Chief Counsel.
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Portrait of Dave Duncan

David S. Duncan - Property Exchange
David Duncan is the project director of the U.S. DOT Property Exchange.
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Maurice Desruisseau Maurice Desruisseau - Information Technology
Maurice Desruisseau is the director of Information Technology.
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Kerri-Lee DeRusha

Kerri-Lee DeRusha - Facilities Management
Kerri-Lee DeRusha is the director of Facilities.
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Michael Finn - Acquisitions
Michael Finn is the director of Acquisitions.
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Eliot Sutler - Equal Employment Opportunity
Eliot Sutler is the officer of the Equal Employment Opportunity Office.
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Michelle Freeman - Finance
Michelle Freeman is the director of Volpe Financial Management.
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La Var Williams

La Var M. Williams - Human Resources
La Var M. Williams is the director of Human Resources.
Read more about La Var M. Williams

Last updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2023