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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Appoints Kimberly Moore as Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Accountability Officer

Today, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced he is appointing Kimberly Moore as the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Accountability Officer to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).  Moore will report directly to Secretary LaHood on all matters relating to the accountability, transparency and governance of MWAA staff and the MWAA Board of Directors.

“MWAA’s new leadership is committed to greater transparency,” said Secretary LaHood.  “The Accountability Officer will help further ensure that the organization’s policies and practices meet high standards of ethics and fiscal responsibility.”

Moore will serve as Accountability Officer until a permanent Inspector General for MWAA is established by Congress.

Moore is a career attorney in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of General Counsel where she has focused on procurement and ethics issues.  She is a former Prosecutor in the Commonwealth of Virginia and a graduate of the College of William & Mary School of Law. 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012