The Governors Highway Association (GHSA) is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. The Director of Communications is responsible for managing GHSA’s communications activities including print and electronic publications, news media, and GHSA’s website and social media accounts. The role also collaborates on GHSA’s Annual Meeting, develops and delivers presentations at conferences and events, and enhances the overall quality and visibility of GHSA’s communications. Duties include:
District of Columbia
- Level: Management
- Job Location: DC - Washington, DC
- Position: Type Full Time
- Education: Level 4 Year Degree
- Travel Percentage: Negligible
- Job Shift: Day
- Job Category: Government
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This article highlights one of a number of recent fatal pedestrian crashes in Washington, D.C., citing GHSA's recent report on pedestrian fatalities for national context.
Story by Michael E. Miller
May 13, 2019
In light of GHSA's recent report projecting 2018 pedestrian fatalities, WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show dedicates an hour to analyzing pedestrian safety in Washington, D.C. featuring District DOT Director Jeff Marootian.
Story by Kojo Nnamdi
March 5, 2019
Pedestrian deaths are projected to have risen across DC, Maryland and Virginia in 2018, according to GHSA's latest report. Kara Macek, Senior Director of Communications and Programs, discusses the behavioral and design changes needed to address this issue.
Story by Neal Augenstein
February 28, 2019
Though speeding contributes to nearly one third of traffic deaths each year, GHSA's latest report highlights public complacency around the issue. Director of Policy and Government Relations Russ Martin addresses the need for a change in culture.
Story by Kristi King
January 15, 2019
GHSA's latest report on speeding highlights the role of Vision Zero concepts in reducing driver speed in a number of urban areas. Executive Director Jonathan Adkins addresses how these concepts are being applied and can be successful in Washington, D.C.
Story by Fredrick Kunkle
January 15, 2019