On June 30, 2010, Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D. took the oath of office as the 40th Member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). He was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate.
Member Rosekind has served as the Board Member on-scene for seven major transportation accidents. He has also participated in NTSB public hearings, forums, conferences, symposia and safety studies on issues such as substance-impaired driving, general aviation safety, distracted driving, truck, bus, rail and cruise ship safety. He advances the agency's advocacy goals on substance-impaired driving, rail mass transit and fatigue.