OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

Shannon Valentine

Location:
1111 East Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Tel. (804) 786-8032? Fax (804) 786-6683
Purpose:
The Secretary of Transportation is committed to creating and maintaining a multi modal network that connects Virginians to jobs, education, and health care across the Commonwealth and serves as the platform for Virginia's economy. Working collaboratively, we can advance this network by tying transportation decisions to economic competitiveness and identifying innovative solutions to transportation challenges.

Agencies the Secretariat oversees move people and goods by rail, water, transit, and over our roadways. Our sea ports, airports, space port, bridges, tunnels, and highways serve as global gateways for the Commonwealth, opening Virginia to economic opportunity by creating access to regional, national, and world markets.
Website:
Secretary Shannon Valentine
Deputy Secretary Nicholas Donohue
Executive Assistant Georgia Esposito
Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Lawson
Special Assistant Tucker Wayne
Special Assistant for Communication and Legislation Spencer Gilbert
Department of Aviation
Location:
5702 Gulfstream Road
Richmond, Virginia 23250
Tel. (804) 236-3624 ? Fax (804) 236-3635
Code Reference:
§ 5.1-1.1
Purpose:
To promote aviation within the Commonwealth, administer state aviation laws, and provide financial assistance for the improvement, maintenance, and construction of aviation facilities.

Department of Motor Vehicles
Location:
2300 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Tel. (804) 497-7100 ? Fax (804) 367-2296
Code Reference:
§ 46.2-200
Purpose:
The Department shall be responsible for the administration of the motor vehicle license, registration and title laws; the issuance, suspension, and revocation of driver's licenses; the examination of applicants for and holders of driver's licenses; the administration, training, disciplining, and assignment of examiners of applicants for driver's licenses; the administration of the safety responsibility laws, fuel tax laws, the provisions of this title relating to transportation safety, and dealer licensing laws; the registration of carriers of passengers or property and vehicles that may be required to be registered under the International Registration Plan or pay road tax.
Department of Rail and Public Transportation
Location:
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
600 East Main Street, Suite 2102
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Tel. (804) 786-4440
Code Reference:
§ 33.2-285
Purpose:
The mission of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is to facilitate and improve mobility of the citizens of Virginia and promote the efficient transport of goods and people in a safe, reliable and cost-effective manner. The agency's focus is the movement of people and goods throughout the Commonwealth, and the primary areas of activity are rail, public transportation, and commuter services. DRPT works with local, regional, state, and federal governments, as well as private entities to provide support for projects and programs.
Department of Transportation
Location:
1401 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Tel. (800) 367-7623
Code Reference:
§ 33.2-256
Purpose:
The core mission of the Department shall be as follows: to maintain and operate the system of state highways, to develop, oversee, and manage highway projects included in the Six-Year Improvement Program pursuant to ' 33.2-214 based on guidance from the Commonwealth Transportation Board or funded pursuant to ' 33.2-1524, and to ensure the safety of the traveling public on the system of state highways.
Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
Location:
Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
2201 West Broad Street Suite 104
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Tel. (804) 367-1100
Fax (804) 367-1053
Code Reference:
§ 46.2-1503
Purpose:
The Motor Vehicle Dealer Board shall administer Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Laws and Regulations.
Office of Public-Private Partnerships
Location:
Virginia Department of Transportation
Office of Public-Private Partnerships
1401 East Broad Street Suite 1306
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Tel. (804) 786-0455
Code Reference:
§ 33.2-1803.2
Purpose:
The Virginia Department of Transportation's Office of Public-Private Partnerships (VDOT) is responsible for developing and implementing a statewide program for transportation project delivery via the Public-Private Transportation Act (PPTA) of 1995, the Public-Private Education and Facilities Act (PPEA) of 2002, and other alternative project delivery models. VDOT's P3 Office works in conjunction with the Secretary of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Department of Rail and Public Transportation, and other state transportation agencies to focus on the development of alternative project delivery models across all modes of transportation.

Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority
Location:
4111 Monarch Way Suite 303
Norfolk, Virginia 23508
Tel. (757) 440-4020
Code Reference:
§ 2.2-2201
Purpose:
The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (VCSFA), also known as 'Virginia Space,' was created by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1995, with the legislated mission of promoting commercial space activity, economic development and aerospace research within the Commonwealth.
Virginia Air and Space Center Board of Directors
Location:
600 Settlers Landing Road
Hampton, Virginia 23669
Code:
Articles of Incorporation of Virginia Air and Space Center
Purpose:
The purpose of the Virginia Air and Space Center Board of Directors is to set policy and serve as the governing body of the Virginia Air and Space Center.

Composition:
The Virginia Air and Space Center Board of Directors shall be composed of up to but no more than four members appointed by the Governor.
Term:
Four year terms
Gubernatorial Appointees:
  • Term Expires
  • Edwin D. Ward6/30/2022
  • Stephen A. Cobb6/30/2022
  • Miranda P. Subramanyam6/30/2022
  • L'allegro H. Smith6/30/2022
Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads
Location:
Tel. (757) 222-6159
Code:
§ 33.2-1907
Purpose:
The purpose of the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads is to provide reliable and efficient transportation services and facilities to the Hampton Roads Community.

Composition:
The Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads shall consist of one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the Governor from each county and city embraced by the transportation district. However, for the gubernatorial appointments that will become effective July 1, 2016, three of the appointments shall be for initial terms of two years and three appointments shall be for terms of four years. Thereafter, all gubernatorial appointments shall be for terms of four years so as to stagger the terms of the gubernatorial appointees. The governing body of each such county or city may appoint either a member of its governing body or its county or city manager to serve as an ex officio member with voting privileges. Every such ex officio member shall be allowed to attend all meetings of the commission that other members may be required to attend. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments.
Term:
Four year terms; no more than two full successive terms
Senate Members:
  • The Honorable George L. Barker
  • The Honorable Lionell Spruill Sr.
House Members:
  • The Honorable Elizabeth R. Guzman
  • The Honorable Lee J. Carter
  • The Honorable Shelly A. Simonds
Gubernatorial Appointees:
  • Term Expires
  • Amelia N. Ross-Hammond6/30/2024
  • Douglas Wayne Fuller6/30/2022
  • Gaylene Chris Kanoyton6/30/2022
  • Charles B. Hunter6/30/2022
  • August B. Bullock6/30/2024
  • Kirk T. Houston6/30/2024
Ex Officio Members:
  • The Honorable Shannon Valentine, Secretary of Transportation
  • The Honorable Shannon Valentine, Secretary of Transportation

Information accurate as of December 2021