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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 17, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to nominate Joseph H. Boardman, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration at the Department of Transportation. Mr. Boardman currently serves as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation. He previously served the Department as First Deputy Commissioner and as Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Public Transportation. Prior to that, Mr. Boardman was Chief Operating Officer of Progressive Transportation Services, Inc., in Elmira, New York. Earlier in his career, he served as Commissioner of Public Transportation in Broome, County, New York. Mr. Boardman received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his master's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

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