Robert J. Tuccillo was named Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy on May 6, 2003. He joined FTA in June 2002, as Deputy Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy.
Mr. Tuccillo oversees a team responsible for policy development, strategic and program planning, program evaluation, budgeting, and accounting. He also serves as the Chief Financial Officer for FTA.
Mr. Tuccillo has served in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget in a series of increasingly responsible positions. As senior program examiner in OMB's Environment Branch since 1993, he was responsible for analysis and development of budget, legislative, regulatory and management policy for a broad range of high-priority environmental programs of the Environmental Protection Agency. More recently, he helped formulate the Administrationís policies on climate change. He previously served in similar OMB posts relating to the Departments of Interior and Education. Prior to his assignments at OMB, Mr. Tuccillo as an analyst at the U.S. Department of Education dealing with student aid programs.