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DOT Selects New Regional Director for Southeast


January 06, 2009

Ketchikan, Alaska - Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Leo von Scheben announced that he has selected Gary Davis as the regional director to lead the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Southeast Region. Davis began the position Monday, Jan. 5th.

The regional director is responsible for the overall management of the Southeast Region that includes oversight of the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations for the state-owned highways, airports and public facilities in Southeast Alaska.

"Gary has been in the transportation industry for more than 30 years as a contractor, consultant and most recently as of the road service area director for the Kenai Peninsula Borough," said Commissioner von Scheben. "Adding Gary to our great team will benefit communities from Yakutat to Ketchikan and the employees that he will lead at the region's offices."

Davis will also be responsible for managing a $34 million dollar operating budget and serve as a liaison for local communities and individuals regarding input on various transportation issues.

In addition his industry-related experience, Davis has also served the public as a city council member, Soldotna's mayor and a state legislator.



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Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities


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