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secretary of transportation

United States Secretary of Transportation

The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet. The current Secretary is Mary Peters.

Secretaries of Transportation

No. Name Term of Offices President(s) served under
1 Alan Stephenson Boyd January 16, 1967 - January 20, 1969 Lyndon Johnson
2 John Anthony Volpe January 22, 1969 - February 1, 1973 Richard Nixon
3 Claude Stout Brinegar February 2, 1973 - February 1, 1975 Richard Nixon
John W. Barnum (acting) February 2, 1975 - March 6, 1975 Richard Nixon
4 William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. March 7, 1975 - January 20, 1977 Gerald Ford
5 Brock Adams January 23, 1977 - July 20, 1979 Jimmy Carter
W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (acting) July 21, 1979 - August 14, 1979 Jimmy Carter
6 Neil Goldschmidt August 15, 1979 - January 20, 1981 Jimmy Carter
7 Drew Lewis January 23, 1981 - February 1, 1983 Ronald Reagan
8 Elizabeth Hanford Dole February 7, 1983 - September 30, 1987 Ronald Reagan
James H. Burnley IV (acting) October 1, 1987 - December 2, 1987 Ronald Reagan
9 James H. Burnley IV December 2, 1987 - January 30, 1989 Ronald Reagan
10 Samuel K. Skinner February 6, 1989 - December 13, 1991 George H. W. Bush
James B. Busey IV (acting) December 14, 1991 - February 23, 1992 George H. W. Bush
11 Andrew Card February 24, 1992 - January 20, 1993 George H. W. Bush
12 Federico Peña January 21, 1993 - February 14, 1997 Bill Clinton
13 Rodney Slater February 14, 1997 - January 20, 2001 Bill Clinton
Mortimer L. Downey (acting) January 21, 2001 - January 24, 2001 George W. Bush
14 Norman Mineta January 25, 2001 - July 7, 2006 George W. Bush
Maria Cino (acting) July 8, 2006September 30, 2006 George W. Bush
15 Mary E. Peters September 30, 2006George W. Bush

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