The White House announced on Thursday that Scott was nominated as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board.READ MORE: Large Search Underway Near Newburyport Boat Club For Missing Man Kevin Mahoney
Scott resigned in April from her position as MBTA General Manager after the organization struggled to keep up with snowfall throughout the winter.READ MORE: Trial For Man Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon Set To Begin
“I am confident that these experienced and hardworking individuals will help us tackle the important challenges facing America, and I am grateful for their service. I look forward to working with them,” Obama said in the Thursday announcement.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
NTSB board members are paid $155,000 annually, according to the Boston Herald. The Senate will be tasked with approving Scott and other of Obama’s nominees for five-year terms.