BORN

1948, Gadsden, Ala.

CURRENT JOB

NTSB chief

EDUCATION

BA, 1970, Intl. Studies, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia

FAMILY

Married, one daughter

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Served in 5 federal depts. and agencies

GOALS AT NTSB

Reduce hazards on airport runways, improve highway safety by encouraging use of seat belts and booster seats for children until age 8

ON CRISIS MANAGEMENT

Let the facts drive your focus

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