Designation of Susan M. Coughlin as Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board
The President today designated Susan M. Coughlin to be Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of 2 years. She would succeed James L. Kolstad.
Since 1989 Mrs. Coughlin has served as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board. Prior to this she served as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration at the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC, 1987 - 1989. Mrs. Coughlin has served in various capacities for the Export-Import Bank of the United States in the Office of Public Affairs and Publications, Washington, DC, including Acting Vice President, 1986 - 1987, and as Deputy Vice President, 1983 - 1986. In addition, she has served as an officer in intergovernmental relations in the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Transportation, 1981 - 1983.
Mrs. Coughlin graduated from Moravian College (B.A., 1972). She was born March 17, 1946, in Naval Station, MD. Mrs. Coughlin is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.
George Bush, Designation of Susan M. Coughlin as Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/264457