Nicole Nason is getting the presidential nod to run the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, according to The Detroit
The Senate has to confirm the nomination by President Bush
before Nason can take over.
If confirmed, the 35 year-old assistant secretary of the
Department of Transportation would succeed Jeffrey Runge who left Sept. 3, 2005,
to become chief medical officer for the Department of Homeland Security.
Nason is a former assistant commissioner of congressional
affairs with the U.S. Customs Service, and a former legal counsel for
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.