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Warren Randolph and Jen Adler
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The National Transportation Safety Board appointed Warren Randolph as its first chief data officer. In addition, NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy named Capitol Hill strategist Jen Adler to head the agency’s Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications. Randolph comes from the Federal Aviation Administration, where he served as deputy executive director of the Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention. A former senior vice president with Cassidy & Associates, Adler was communications director for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

The Surface Transportation Board appointed Kristen Monaco as director of the board's Office of Economics. She will oversee several analytical functions, including data gathering and reporting, and economic and policy analysis in connection with the board's decisions. Monaco joins the board from the Federal Maritime Commission, where she was chief economist and director of trade analysis.