What is NASTO?
The Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO) brings together representatives from the state transportation departments of the Northeastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. NASTO serves as a focal point for discussion and research on transportation issues of interest to its members, with an emphasis on promoting cooperation and partnership among its members.NASTO members include the Transportation Departments (or equivalent) and their employees in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Commissioner, NH Department of Transportation
Sworn in as the Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation on October 19, 2015, Victoria Sheehan oversees a $650 million state agency of over 1,600 employees dedicated to providing safe and efficient transportation systems.
Ms. Sheehan brings both transportation engineering and management experience in projects and programs to her role as Commissioner. In her years as a dedicated public employee, she has worked as a resident engineer in bridge maintenance and as a project manager with a record of delivering contracts on-time and on-budget. She has extensive experience in asset and performance management.
In her previous position as Manager of Strategic Planning and Highway Performance at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Ms. Sheehan was responsible for the Highway Division’s $5 billion capital plan and annual $600 million operating budget. While at MassDOT, Ms. Sheehan also served as the Program Manager for the state’s recently completed $3 billion Accelerated Bridge Program.
Commissioner Sheehan is originally from Ireland, and has a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering and Architecture from the University of Edinburgh. In her free time, she also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Camp Wanakee in Meredith NH. She lives in Nashua, NH with her husband Sean.