Mary E. Peters

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Mary E. Peters, of Arizona, was nominated September 5, 2006, by President George W. Bush to replace Norman Y. Mineta as Secretary of Transportation. The White House released a fact sheet on Peters in conjunction with her nomination.

On October 2, 2006, Bush announced his intention to appoint Peters as a Member of the Reform Board (AMTRAK) for a five-year term. [1]

Peters served as the 15th Federal Highway Administrator, within the U.S. Department of Transportation, from October 2, 2001 to July 29, 2005. [2] Peters reportedly stepped down to "return to Phoenix, AZ, to be with family." [3] Peters was Director of the Arizona Department of Transportation when she was nominated as FHWA Administrator. [4] Previously, Peters was National Director for Transportation Policy and Consulting, HDR Inc. [5]

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