ABJ30 Members and Friends,
Special thanks to all of you who have already submitted your paper reviews and I hope
those of you with outstanding review assignments will be able to complete and submit your
reviews as we finalize our decisions for the TRB Meetings in January.
Tom Palmerlee wants everyone to help recruit the next Director of BTS --- a very important
position for our data programs (see below)!
Please let me know if you are not able to complete your review assignment - we will need
to scramble to complete our decision making process on time - thanks!
From: peter.appel(a)dot.gov [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 2:28 PM
Subject: Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics -- Recruitment Now Posted on
The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking a Director of the Bureau of
Transportation Statistics (BTS). BTS, which is part of DOT's Research and Innovative
Technology Administration (RITA), is charged with advancing rigorous analysis and the
deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve our Nation's transportation
system. The Director position would lead the BTS, which is responsible for leading the
development of high quality transportation data and information. As a federal statistical
agency, BTS provides an objective source of statistical analysis for decision making at
RITA is looking for a dynamic and visionary leader who can apply their expertise in the
collection, analysis, and use of transportation statistics towards positioning BTS as an
integral part of a Department of Transportation that bases its very significant investment
and policy decisions on sound science and rigorous analysis. In addition to possessing
superior technical acumen, candidates must demonstrate an ability to lead a diverse team
and promote cross-office collaboration in the pursuit of achieving organizational
If you know someone interested in this Washington, D.C. based leadership role with
relevant experience and proven results please refer them to the link below:
The Link to access this Vacancy announcement is:
Thank you for your assistance.
Peter H. Appel
Research and Innovative Technology Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation