AASHTO Names Executive Director

AASHTO Names Executive Director

Frederick G. "Bud" Wright, AASHTO's new executive director.

The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials today voted to approve Frederick G. “Bud” Wright as executive director.

Wright is the organization’s seventh executive director, succeeding John Horsley, who is retiring on Feb. 1, 2013.

He has almost four decades of experience both in the private sector and as a top executive at the Federal Highway Administration, said Kirk Steudle, AASHTO’s president and director of the Michigan Department of Transportation.