Chairman Hart's Bio
Member Christopher A. Hart was sworn in as a Member of the National
Transportation Safety Board on August 12, 2009, and designated by the President
for a 2-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board on August 18, 2009. In August
2013, President Obama nominated him for a second term as Board Member and after
Senate confirmation of his nomination, the President, in October 2013,
designated him for a third term as Vice Chairman. He has served as Acting NTSB
Chairman since April 26, 2014 and in July 2014 was nominated by the President to
serve as Chairman of the NTSB.
Member Hart joined the Board after a long career in transportation safety,
including a previous term as a Member of the NTSB. Immediately before returning
to the Board, Member Hart was Deputy Director for Air Traffic Safety Oversight
at the Federal Aviation Administration. He was previously the FAA Assistant
Administrator for the Office of System Safety.
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