The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has announced that Victoria Sheehan will serve as the next Executive Director of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Sheehan joins the TRB from the New Hampshire DOT where she has been the commissioner for seven years. Previously, she led the strategic planning and highway performance at the Massachusetts DOT.

Nathaniel P. Ford, chair of the TRB Executive Committee and chief executive officer of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority shares, “Through our discussions about industry issues, and her track record at New Hampshire Department of Transportation and AASHTO, I am confident Victoria is an excellent choice to lead TRB in its crucial mission of providing transportation professionals with the research and advice they will need to address our shared challenges.”