NHTSA Leadership

Acting Associate Administrator, Administration: Vanester Williams

Vanester Williams is the acting associate administrator for Administration, and has also been the director of the Office of Administrative and Management Services since 2004. Previously, Williams served as an information technology specialist for the Information Technology Program Management Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Maritime Administration.

Williams began her career with DOT in 1991, where she worked as a program analyst for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary. During this period, she served as deputy director, Office of Resource Management; acting manager, Strategic Planning and Policy Division; senior departmental information collection clearance officer; and departmental privacy act officer.