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FHWA Works: Employee Spotlight - LaToya Hines
Full Name: LaToya Hines
Title: Staff Assistant to the FHWA Administrator
Division/Department: Office of the Administrator
Location: Washington, DC
What is your current position and how long have you been in this role?
I am currently the Staff Assistant to the FHWA Administrator. I have been in this position for 1 year and 7 months. Prior to working for the Administrator, I supported the Deputy Administrator for 5 years.
What is your typical workday like?
I am not quite sure I have a typical workday. My work load varies from day to day. I work closely with other staff to provide the best support to internal and external customers.
What has been your biggest accomplishment over the last year?
My biggest accomplishment over the last year was mastering the E2 Travel System along with keeping up with an always changing schedule for the Administrator.
Prior to working at FHWA, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?
Upon graduation from high school, I worked for Washington Radiology and Associates as a x-ray technician and medical records clerk. While working there I "saw" some very interesting things.
What are your hobbies in your spare time?
I enjoy spending quality time with my family. As well as being the Team Mom for a youth AAU basketball organization, the Metro All-Stars. I also enjoy taking girl trips with my cousins at least twice a year.
What is one of the biggest lessons you have learned in your career to get you where you are today?
One of the biggest lessons I have learned in my career is the value of TEAMWORK. FHWA is a great place to work and I enjoy building working relationships within the agency. Administrative staff often set the tone within the office and I work with some amazing individuals.
Complete this sentence: "People would be surprised if they knew..."
People would be surprised if they knew that I recently conquered my fear of bridges by walking the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and even had a blister to prove it!
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