ARLINGTON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today announced the appointment of Annette M. Sandberg to its Board of Directors. Ms. Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting, previously served as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) following her nomination by President George W. Bush and confirmation by the Senate. In addition to serving as FMCSA Administrator, Ms. Sandberg also served as Deputy Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and as Chief of the Washington State Patrol, where she was the first woman to lead a state police agency.
In announcing her ATRI Board appointment, ATRI Chairman Steve Williams, CEO of Maverick Transportation, commented, "Annette's extensive experience and leadership in advancing the trucking industry's safety agenda is a perfect complement to ATRI's mission of improved industry safety and productivity. We are fortunate to have her join our Board of industry CEOs and know that the trucking industry will benefit from her involvement in ATRI's research."
A complete listing of the ATRI Board of Directors is available at www.atri-online.org.
ATRI is the trucking industry's 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research organization. It is engaged in critical research relating to freight transportation's essential role in maintaining a safe, secure and efficient transportation system.
SOURCE American Transportation Research Institute