|Republican Staff Director, House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit|
Jim Tymon is the Republican Staff Director of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Mr. Tymon's responsibilities include highway policy, highway finance, and pipeline safety issues. Mr. Tymon joined the T&I Committee in 2002 and was the primary staff person responsible for the Highway and Highway Safety titles of SAFETEA LU – the highway and transit reauthorization bill signed into law in August 2005. Mr. Tymon was also the Committee’s point person for negotiating the final agreement on the Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement and Safety Act of 2006 - the pipeline safety legislation passed in the 109th Congress. Prior to joining the Committee, Mr. Tymon spent three years with the Office of Management and Budget where he worked as the Program Examiner responsible for overseeing the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.