JDG completes search for MCDOT’s Deputy Director for Transportation Policy
JDG and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation are pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher Conklin has been appointed to the position of Deputy Director for Transportation Policy. Chris joins the County following 23 years at the planning, engineering, and environmental firm VHB, where he most recently was Managing Director for the National Capital Region. He is a recognized expert in multi-modal transportation strategy, planning, and engineering, stakeholder and public participation, project management, and team leadership. During his career in the transportation industry, Chris has worked with a wide variety of different transportation organizations including cities and towns, counties, states, regional transit agencies and federal agencies in the Metropolitan Washington region and in many other geographic areas.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Transportation and a Master of Science in Technology Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also held corporate leadership roles including an elected term on VHB’s Board-of-Directors and has completed the American Council of Engineering Companies Senior Executive Institute leadership program. In addition to being an accredited environmental sustainability professional, Chris is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland and Massachusetts.