Senate Confirms FMCSA Administrator

On Sept. 22, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of FMCSA Deputy Administrator Robin Hutcheson to serve as administrator of FMCSA. Prior to her confirmation, Administrator Hutcheson served as FMCSA’s deputy administrator since January. She previously served as deputy assistant secretary for safety policy at the department, where she led the development of the National Roadway Safety Strategy. Previously, Hutcheson was the director of public works for the city of Minneapolis, overseeing a team of 1,100 people across nine divisions. She also served as the transportation director for Salt Lake City, Utah, working to improve all modes of transportation. Hutcheson spent seven years on the board of directors for the National Association of City Transportation Officials, most recently as its president.