Ann Dishong - Governance Director

Ann Dishong is responsible for structuring and facilitating the NC Board of Transportation, the NC Turnpike Authority, the NC Global TransPark Authority, and the NC Ports Authority as well as implementing and overseeing an agency-wide standardized internal policy process. In addition, as a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Dishong leads Lean Six Sigma training efforts and improvement projects across the department.

Dishong has nearly 16 years of experience in the field of education in both public and private sectors with expertise in project management, professional development, and curriculum development. Primarily, her work has been with the Wake County Public School System. She has also served as a senior education consultant with Duke University for the past six years.

Prior to joining NCDOT, she was the Director of the Office of School Innovation for the Wake County Public School System. She was responsible for identifying and implementing new school options and leveraging community partnerships to maximize delivery of joint strategic directives.

Dishong has a Bachelor of Science from Slippery Rock University, a Masters in Health Education from East Carolina University, and a Post Master’s degree in School Administration from Western Carolina University.