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RSPA Names Robert Mcguire As New Associate Administrator

August 8th, 2000 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: DOT/UN, Industry News

Kelly S. Coyner, Research and Special Programs Administrator, announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) A. McGuire as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Safety. McGuire returned to the US-DOT‘s RSPA in 1991 as deputy associate administrator for hazardous materials safety. Previously, between 1983 and 1988, he had been a policy analyst supporting RSPA’s hazardous materials and pipeline safety programs. Between 1988 and 1991 McGuire served as a senior program analyst in the then-office of the assistant secretary of transportation for policy and international affairs. McGuire received his undergraduate training in biology, including economics and engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also received his master‘s and doctoral degrees in biochemistry from MIT, with a minor concentration in computer science. He received his legal training from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. McGuire resides in Rockville, Md. with his wife, Betty Ann, and their four children.

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