LaNica Allison

LaNica Allison

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

Shelley Blake

General Counsel

Shelley Blake serves as general counsel to the department.

Mike Charbonneau

Mike Charbonneau

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

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.

Mike Holder

Mike Holder

Chief Engineer

Mike Holder oversees construction projects, maintenance, operations and customer service for all of North Carolina’s 14 Transportation Divisions.

Anne Lasley

Anne Lasley

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.

Sherman R. Lupton

Sherman R. Lupton

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

Mary Morton

Inspector General

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.

Susan Pullium

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.

Rodger Rochelle

Rodger Rochelle

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.

Clayton Somers

Clayton Somers

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.

Nick Tennyson

Nick Tennyson

Chief Deputy Secretary

Nick Tennyson is responsible for providing oversight and integration across all NCDOT operational and support functions.

Kelly J. Thomas

DMV Commissioner

Kelly Thomas is the lead change-agent for the DMV Reform and oversees the daily operations of the division.

David Tyeryar

David Tyeryar

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.

Dave Ulmer

David Ulmer

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.

Keith Weatherly

Keith Weatherly

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.