March 12, 2015 - At 2:11 PM the Senate began a
15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of
Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of
Colorado, to be Chairman
of the National Transportation Safety Board.
Hart was confirmed 97-0.
Member Christopher A. Hart was sworn in as a
Member of the National Transportation Safety
Board on August 12, 2009, and designated by the
President for a 2-year term as Vice Chairman of
the Board on August 18, 2009.
In August 2013, President Obama nominated him
for a second term as Board Member and after
Senate confirmation of his nomination, the
President, in October 2013, designated him for a
third term as Vice Chairman. He has served as
Acting NTSB Chairman since April 26, 2014 and in
July 2014 was nominated by the President to
serve as Chairman of the NTSB. Hart is the 13th
chairman of the NTSB.