Transportation Secretary Gina Fiandaca steps down from Healey Administration

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No motive was supplied as to why Fiandaca is stepping down from her position solely eight months into the place.

Gina Fiandaca at a meeting.
Gina Fiandaca will step down as transportation secretary after solely eight months within the position. Picture by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Workers

Transportation Secretary Gina Fiandaca will prematurely step down from her position as Gov. Maura Healey’s high transportation official after eight months, in line with a press release from the governor’s workplace. 

The state introduced Monday that Fiandaca’s final day will probably be Sept. 11. Appointed in January, Fiandaca is the primary official to depart Healey’s administration.  

No motive has been supplied for Fiandaca’s departure. 

“Lieutenant Governor Driscoll and I are grateful for Gina’s management on the Division of Transportation. She got here to our administration with over 4 a long time of expertise in transportation and a confirmed observe report of getting issues performed,” Healey stated within the announcement for Fiandaca’s departure. “She hit the bottom working and has delivered on lots of our key transportation priorities.”

Monica Tibbits-Nutt, the undersecretary for transportation, will quickly exchange Fiandaca because the secretary.

Tibbits-Nutt has served because the undersecretary since January. Beforehand she served on the MassDOT board of administrators. From 2015-2021, Tibitts-Nutt served as vice chair of the Fiscal Administration and Management Boards which oversaw the MBTA 

Within the press launch, Healey wished Fiandaca properly in her future endeavors. 

“She got here to our administration with over 4 a long time of expertise in transportation and a confirmed observe report of getting issues performed. She hit the bottom working and has delivered on lots of our key transportation priorities,” Healey stated. “We’re assured that the Division of Transportation will probably be in good palms and well-positioned to proceed this essential work with Monica Tibbits-Nutt as Performing Secretary, as she has a deep data of our transportation system and a dedication to public engagement and fairness.”


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