DOT NAMES VAN DE WATER ASSISTANT SECRETARY
U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has named Read Van de Water as the department’s new Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Sept. 21 and sworn in Sept. 25.
“I will look to her for leadership, especially as we increase our international aviation agreements and implement the NAFTA truck and bus provisions,” Mineta said.
Van de Water is the founder of Carson King Consulting, an employment consulting and placement service for people in government and public affairs, which she has managed since 2000.