Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board

Mary Hughes Hynes

Northern Virginia District (Term expires June 30, 2024)

Mary Hughes Hynes is an educator, a public servant, and transportation advocate. Hynes started her work in Arlington as an early childhood professional, working in a number of Arlington nonprofit preschools. She brought that experience to the Arlington School Board where she served for 12 years. Subsequently, she was elected to two terms on the Arlington County Board, where she focused on transportation, affordable housing and civic engagement.

Since 2008, Hynes has served on a number of transportation-related boards in Virginia, including the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and the Virginia Transit Association.

Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed Hynes to the Commonwealth Transportation Board in 2016.

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