Deputy Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs and Budget Coordination
La Nica Allison oversees policy, transportation planning and budget coordination.
Administrator of Technical Services Division
Victor Barbour, P.E., is responsible for research and development, quality enhancement, contract standards and development, professional services management, transportation program management, contractual services and performance metrics.
Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives
Roberto Canales, P.E., is responsible for working with the various modes of transportation to enhance logistical planning for the movement of freight and people across North Carolina. Canales also serves as NCDOT’s representative for this initiative nationally.
Director of Communications
Mike Charbonneau oversees day-to-day communications and media relations.
Ann Dishong is responsible for tracking, reporting, and refining process cycles for high impact strategic deliverables, overseeing implementation of key processes used to review, select, and monitor IT projects and service requests for the Department, facilitating Board relations and committees, and managing special strategic projects assigned by the Secretary of Transportation.
Director of Human Resources
Angela Faulk is responsible for defining, developing, directing, implementing and assessing all facets of Human Resources activities for the 12,000 employees of NCDOT.
James Forte oversees daily operations for the Division of Motor Vehicles, including oversight of driver license and identification card production, vehicle registration and titling, dealer records, towing, odometer fraud and safety and emissions inspections.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark Foster oversees the development and execution of the department’s fiscal operations including the North Carolina Turnpike Authority. The annual NCDOT budgets for FY 14 and FY15 are $4.3 billion and $5.5 billion, respectively.
Terry Gibson directs the design, construction, maintenance, and operations of the nearly 80,000-mile state highway system in North Carolina.
Director of Logistics
Sherman “Rudy” Lupton is the Director of Logistics for NCDOT, and is responsible for synchronizing and coordinating activities of the Global TransPark and both state ports.
Deputy Secretary of Communications
Cris Mulder leads all communication efforts for the NCDOT, and is responsible for the strategic development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of public relations activities and integrated print and online communications; media relations; marketing; and public awareness and education programs.
Chief Deputy Secretary of Support
Nick Tennyson oversees five business functions: the Division of Motor Vehicles, strategic planning, information technology, fiscal, and intergovernmental affairs and budget coordination. Another of his key responsibilities is the development and implementation of a 25-year transportation infrastructure plan.
Chief Deputy Secretary of Operations
Jim Trogdon has been a key leader in the department’s effort to professionalize its decision-making process and become a performance-based organization with an emphasis on accountability and transparency.
Chief Information Officer
David Ulmer oversees NCDOT’s information technology functions, including enterprise services, IT administration, the business systems information portal support center, the Division of Motor Vehicles computer systems and all engineering transportation systems.
Deputy Secretary for Transit
Richard Walls oversees the Aviation, Bicycle and Pedestrian, Rail, Public Transportation and Ferry divisions.