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TDOT Key Staff Directory

Commissioner's Office

Clay Bright Commissioner
615.741.2848
Angie P. Martin Executive Assistant
615.741.2848
Matt Barnes Assistant Bureau Chief/Federal Affairs Liaison 615.532.7229
Beth Emmons Communications Director 615.741.2331
Brian Carroll Legislative Director 615.335.8785
Michelle Frazier
Aeronautics Director
615.741.3208
John Reinbold
General Counsel
615.741.2941

Administration Bureau

Joe Galbato
Deputy Commissioner/Chief Financial Officer
615.741.2848
Justin Underwood
Central Services Director
615.741.7750
Vince Malone
Civil Rights Office
615.253.1061
Jennifer Herstek
Finance Director
615.741.8984
Delaine Linville
Human Resources Director/Assistant Chief of Administration
615.741.3461
Joe Kirk
Information Technology Director
615.741.0601
Mel Marcella
Internal Audit Director
615.741.1651
Vacant
Strategic Planning Director
615.532.3507

Engineering Bureau

Paul Degges
Dep. Commissioner/Chief Engineer
615.741.0791
Jennifer Carter
Administrative Assistant
615.741.0791
Will Reid   Assistant Chief Engineer - Program Delivery   615.741.2342
Ben Price
Assistant Chief Engineer of Operations
615.741.0982
Jeff Jones
Assistant Chief Engineer of Design
615.741.2831
Jennifer Lloyd
Roadway Design Director
615.741.2221
Jeff Hoge
Right-of-Way Director
615.741.3196
Vacant
Asset Management Director
615.741.2027
Heather Hall
Materials/Testing Director
615.350.4101
Jay Norris
Occupational Health & Safety Director
615.714.2416
Brad Freeze
Traffic Operations
615.253.1122
Ted Kniazewycz
Structures Director
615.741.3351
Brian Egan
Construction Director
615.741.2414
Ronnie Porter
Program Development Director
615.741.3301
Steve Allen
Strategic Transportation Investments Director
615.741.2208
Steven M. Borden, P.E
Region 1 Director/Assistant Chief Engineer (Knoxville)
865.594.2400
Joe Deering, P.E., R.L.S.
Region 2 Director/Assistant Chief Engineer (Chattanooga)
423.510.1204
David Layhew, P.E.
Region 3 Director/Assistant Chief Engineer (Nashville)
615.350.4300
Jason Baker, P.E.
Region 4 Director/Assistant chief Engineer (Jackson)
731.935.0194

Environmental and Planning Bureau

Preston Elliott
Deputy Commissioner/Environmental Bureau Chief
615.741.5376
M. Teri Davis
Administrative Assistant
615.741.2848
Matt Meservy
Long Range Planning Director
615.741.3421
Susannah Kniazewycz
Environmental Division Director
615.741.5373
Vacant
Multimodal Transportation Resources Director
615.741.4031
Dan Pallme Assistant Chief of Environmental and Planning Bureau/Freight and Logistics
615.741.4031