Nomination of James H. Burnley IV To Be Secretary of Transportation
The President today announced his intention to nominate James H. Burnley IV to be Secretary of the Department of Transportation. He would succeed Elizabeth Hanford Dole.
Since 1983 Mr. Burnley has been Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Prior to this he served as General Counsel at the Department of Transportation, 1983. Mr. Burnley was Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice, 1982 - 1983; Director of the Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program, 1981 - 1982; partner in the law firm of Turner, Enochs, Foster, Sparrow & Burnley in Greensboro, NC, 1975 - 1981; and an associate with the firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard in Greensboro, 1973 - 1975.
Burnley graduated from
Nomination of Mary Ann Weyforth Dawson To Be Deputy Secretary of Transportation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Mary Ann (Mimi) Weyforth Dawson to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation at the Department of Transportation. She would succeed James H. Burnley IV.
1981 Commissioner Dawson has served on the Federal Communications Commission.
Since coming to the Commission, she has taken an active interest in the area of
common carrier, an interest which was recognized with her appointment to the
Federal State Joint Board convened to oversee changes in the jurisdictional
separations procedures. She has served as Defense Commissioner since
Dawson graduated from