THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JOHN CHARLES HORSLEY AS ASSOCIATE DEPUTY SECRETARY AND DIRECTOR OF INTERMODALISM AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The President today announced his intent to nominate John Charles Horsley as Associate Deputy Secretary and Director of Intermodalism at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Mr. Horsley, of Kitsap County, Washington, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he has served since 1993. Prior to joining the Clinton Administration, Mr. Horsley was the Commissioner of Kitsap County in the State of Washington. Mr. Horsley is the former President of the National Association of Counties. He is the founding Chairman of the Rebuild America Coalition, a public-private advocacy group supporting greater national infrastructure investment. Mr. Horsley received his B.A. from Harvard University and attended Georgetown University for graduate work in Latin American Studies.
The Associate Deputy Secretary and Director of Intermodalism, U.S. Department of Transportation is responsible for managing the Office of Intermodalism within the immediate Office of the Secretary and for carrying out the provisions of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1991. The Associate Deputy Secretary designs, plans, and implements a program to enhance Federal intermodal transportation policies, procedures and operations, including developing and implementing Departmental programs that will encourage and promote development of a national intermodal transportation system in the United States to move people and goods in an energy-efficient manner, provide the foundation for improved productivity growth, strengthen the nation's ability to compete in the global economy, and obtain the optimum yield for the nation's transportation resources.