Kate Mattice, as executive director, leads NVTC in its coordination of transit investments across Northern Virginia. The voice of public transit in Northern Virginia, NVTC brings the region together to plan, coordinate, and secure funding for transit systems that are financially sustainable and high performing. NVTC manages more than $200 million annually in state and federal grant funding for transit services in Northern Virginia, is co-owner of the Virginia Railway Express, and serves as the Virginia signatory of the WMATA Compact.
Ms. Mattice joined NVTC in November 2014 as its director of transit programs and policy, leading its data analysis, regional coordination, corridor planning, and legislative efforts. She was appointed acting executive director in May 2016. Prior to joining NVTC, Ms. Mattice spent 13 years at the Federal Transit Administration, serving as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy/Deputy Chief Financial Officer during her last three years there. In this position, Ms. Mattice oversaw the agency’s policy development, budget, performance measurement, strategic planning, and financial management activities. Prior to FTA, she worked as a management consultant on several high priority energy and environmental initiatives for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Ms. Mattice holds a Master in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Bachelors from the University of California, San Diego. She lives with her husband and two sons in Northern Virginia.