Pierce R. Homer was reappointed Virginias Secretary of Transportation by Governor Kaine on January 5, 2006, having also served as Secretary of Transportation under Governor Warner. As Secretary, Homer oversees management and budgeting for the Departments of Transportation, Motor Vehicles, Aviation, and Rail and Public Transportation as well as for the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board and the Virginia Port Authority. Secretary Homer also serves as chairman of the Commonwealth Transportation Board.Prior to his appointment as Secretary, Pierce Homer served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation with functional oversight of the Virginia Department of Transportation, private partnership programs, and technology investments. As Deputy Secretary, he worked with the transportation agencies to develop and implement uniform cost and revenue estimating, debt management, and accountability measures.Before joining the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, Mr. Homer spent 15 years with the Prince William County government in several senior management positions, including Deputy County Executive with direct oversight of county agencies.Secretary Homer earned his B.A. from Haverford College in 1978 and his Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988.
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