NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


Hersman and Hart sworn in for third terms as NTSB Chairman and Vice Chairman

October 21

Deborah A. P. Hersman was officially sworn in today for a third two-year term as NTSB Chairman. Serving as Chairman since 2009, Hersman was nominated for a third term by President Barack Obama on August 1, 2013, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 16.

"It is an honor to continue serving as Chairman of the NTSB," Hersman said. "I am grateful to lead this extraordinary organization and to work with some of government's most dedicated and professional public servants. I look forward to continuing to work with my fellow board members and the staff to make transportation safer for the traveling public."

Christopher A. Hart was also officially sworn in for a third two-year term as NTSB Vice Chairman. Hart is serving a second five-year term as board member, which runs through December 31, 2017 and his term as Vice Chairman will end on October 15, 2015.

Hersman's term as Chairman will also end on October 15, 2015. She is currently serving a third five-year term as board member, which runs through December 31, 2018.

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Terry Williams
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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.