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On the Move: Vacations, Work, School - The Role of Transportation in a Post-COVID Virginia

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Jun 16, 2021 11:29 AM

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Amy Wight, assistant secretary for Transportation
Amy Wight was appointed Assistant Secretary of Transportation by Governor Ralph Northam in July 2018 where, focusing on communications and policy, she supports a safe, reliable, multi-modal transportation system that is the platform for Virginia’s economy. Amy Wight began working in state government at the Virginia Office of the Attorney General (OAG), where she served as Director of the Gang Reduction and Intervention Program from 2009 - 2014. In this role, she developed and executed a strategic plan to significantly reduce gang activity in targeted areas, focusing on addressing the needs of underserved populations. During this time, she also served on the Richmond Regional Re-entry Council, the Juvenile Justice Collaborative, Richmond’s Truancy Reduction Task Force, and the Tri-Cities Regional Strike Force. Prior to this role, Wight served as Special Projects Coordinator for the OAG’s Public Safety and Enforcement Division, a position whose primary responsibilities included research