NHTSA’s New Deputy Administrator
Mr. Blair Anderson appears on the newest published NHTSA Org Chart attached.
His recent bio sketch at DOT describes his background as follows:
“Prior to joining the Department in April 2013, Mr. Anderson spent eight years as an advisor for Congressman John W. Olver, most recently staffing the Congressman in his positions as Chairman, then Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. Notable achievements during this time included providing $10.5 billion for the High Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail grant program and the creation of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. Mr. Anderson also served as Congressman Olver’s Legislative Director from 2007-2009.
Mr. Anderson has a bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University.”