James H. Burnley IV
  Mr. Burnley served as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 1987 to 1989 and is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on transportation law and policy. He also served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation from 1983 to 1987 and was General Counsel of the Department in 1983. Prior to his years with the USDOT, Mr. Burnley served as Associate Deputy Attorney General for the Justice Department and as Director of the VISTA Program in the early 1980s.

Mr. Burnley maintains active civic and corporate board affiliations, including several tied to his transportation work. He served on the Board of Directors of Infrasoft, Inc., which produces software for the engineering industry, and of MTA Safety Training Systems, a company involved in truck driver training, until the recent sales of the companies. He is a Trustee and former Chairman of the Jamestown Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Roe Institute Advisory Committee of the Heritage Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors of Citizens for a Sound Economy.