>!-- --> The Honorable Rodney E. Slater - National Archives Foundation

The Honorable Rodney E. Slater

The Honorable Rodney E. Slater
Chair and President
Board Member: 2019 – Present

Rodney Slater is a Senior Partner at Squire Patton Boggs and former US Secretary of Transportation. As Secretary of Transportation under President Bill Clinton, he passed several historic legislative initiatives including the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century and the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act.

He is the former Administrator of the US Federal Highway Administration, former Director of Government Relations at Arkansas State University, former Special Assistant for Economic and Community Programs, and former Executive Assistant for Community and Minority Affairs to then-Governor Bill Clinton. He received his B.S. from Eastern Michigan University and his JD from the University of Arkansas.

He is chairman of the Board of Directors of the Squire Patton Boggs Foundation, which promotes the role of public service and pro bono work in the practice of law and public policy. Additionally, Secretary Slater is a founding partner of the Washington DC Nationals Baseball team and Chair Emeritus of the Washington DC Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.