Department of Transportation
David S. Kim is Associate Administrator for Policy and Governmental Affairs at the Federal Highway Administration, within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). He joined the Obama Administration in July 2009 as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs. Prior to DOT, David spent five years with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) as Deputy Executive Officer, Federal Advocacy and Government Relations. In this capacity, he served as head of the agency’s Government Relations Department and managed federal relations on behalf of one of the largest transit providers in the country.