Deputy Secretary, Assets And Federal Programs
LaNica Allison is responsible for the strategic development and execution of asset modernization, oversees the Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP), and federal program and budget coordination.
Shelley Blake serves as general counsel to the department.
Deputy Secretary of Communications
Mike Charbonneau 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.
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.
Mike Holder oversees construction projects, maintenance, operations and customer service for all of North Carolina’s 14 Transportation Divisions.
Director of Human Resources
Anne Lasley is responsible for defining, developing, planning, directing, implementing and assessing all facets of Human Resources activities for the more than 12,000 employees of NCDOT.
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.
Mary Morton oversees the Inspector General’s office and its three branches: Financial and Organizational Performance Audits; External Audits; and Investigations, which includes Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Compliance.
Director of Strategic Planning
Susan Pullium oversees the Transportation Planning Branch and Performance Metrics Management Office. She is responsible for delivery of the department’s 25-year transportation infrastructure vision and strategic plan and serves as the executive liaison to metropolitan and rural planning organizations.
Director of Technical Services
Rodger Rochelle oversees NCDOT’s Technical Services, including professional services contracts, contract standards, research and development, design-build projects, public-private partnerships, location and surveys, schedule management and photogrammetry.
Executive Director, North Carolina Turnpike Authority
Clayton Somers is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic vision of NCTA to help address the combined effects of rapid growth, increasing congestion issues and funding challenges.
Chief Deputy Secretary
Nick Tennyson is responsible for providing oversight and integration across all NCDOT operational and support functions.
Kelly Thomas is the lead change-agent for the DMV Reform and oversees the daily operations of the division.
Chief Financial Officer
David Tyeryar is responsible for planning and oversight of NCDOT’s finances, as well as researching new revenue sources to meet the state’s growing transportation infrastructure demands.
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 Of Legislative Affairs And Policy
Keith Weatherly’s role is part of several changes in leadership designed to help NCDOT continue to operate more efficiently and better serve citizens.