Reema Griffith

Reema Griffith

Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission

Reema Griffith has been executive director of the Washington State Transportation Commission since 2005. Under her leadership, the Transportation Commission serves as the state tolling authority, sets the fares and policies for the Washington State Ferry System, authors the state’s 20-year transportation policy plan, conducts public outreach and education on transportation matters, provides guidance to the State Legislature and governor, reviews and approves public/ private partnership agreements, and conducts special studies on finance and policy issues. Since 2012, Reema has led the Commission in conducting Washington State’s road usage charge (RUC) assessment and State-wide pilot program. This effort has entailed extensive policy research, a 12-month pilot of RUC with 2,000 participants state-wide, and a bi-state/international interoperability test.