Carson City, NV August 28, 2023
Transportation Authority Chairman Vaughn Hartung today announced the
appointment of David Rickert, Esq. as Deputy Commissioner effective August 29.
Rickert will be based in the division’s Las Vegas office.
has nearly 20 years of public service experience within the legal profession.
He was most recently employed as a senior deputy attorney general in the Nevada
Attorney General’s office, a position he held at an earlier time in his career.
Prior to that he served as an administrative attorney and hearing officer for
four years at the Nevada Taxicab Authority where he became familiar with
certified motor carrier law. He has also worked as a deputy district attorney
in both Nye and Clark County and has been self-employed.
earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a juris doctor degree
from Rutgers University-Camden Law School. He has been married for 16
years and is the proud father of two children.
Deputy Commissioner, Rickert will serve as the division’s chief financial
officer and is responsible for budget administration, operational policies and
procedures, and licensing and regulatory oversight. The division administers
and enforces state laws pertaining to passenger transportation, household goods
movers, household storage, and tow cars. They also have regulatory authority
for the taxicab industry throughout the state, excluding Clark County.
experience and expertise, along with his dedication to the safety of the
traveling public and the success of our carriers will help the organization
successfully fulfil our mission,” said Chairman Hartung. “His
leadership, creativity and energy will be crucial for the agency as we look
ahead to a transformative era for the agency.”
the Nevada Transportation Authority
The Nevada Transportation
Authority (NTA) administers and enforces state laws pertaining to passenger
transportation, household goods movers, storage of household goods, and tow
cars. The NTA has been charged with the responsibility of providing fair and
impartial regulation, to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient
service, and to foster sound economic conditions in motor transportation. The
NTA encourages the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for
intrastate transportation by fully regulated carriers and non-consent towing
services. The NTA also has responsibility for the taxicab industry throughout
the state except in Clark County.
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