2017 Annual Meeting
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Make plans to join NC Go! on October 19, 2017 to hear about the year ahead – and how you can help advocate for improving North Carolina’s transportation system in the years to come. Don’t miss our featured speaker, Jim Trogdon – Secretary of Transportation.
Despite headway in recent years, our state still has a long way to go. Aging infrastructure, growing population, traffic congestion on our major highways and within our urban areas – all impact safety, economic growth and our quality of life. With uncertainty at the Federal level, North Carolina must chart its own transportation future.
- What: NC Go Annual Meeting and Board Meeting
- When: October 19, 2017
- 3:30-5pm: Board Meeting (all current members welcome to attend)
- 5:30-7pm: Annual Meeting (reception and dinner)
- Where: NCSU Park Alumni Center, Raleigh
Jim Trogdon, Secretary of Transportation
A registered professional engineer with more than 30 years of experience in transportation, Trogdon began his NCDOT career in 1985 as a highway engineer. In 2000, he was named NCDOT’s Division 4 Engineer, overseeing highway maintenance, construction and operations within Edgecombe, Halifax, Johnston, Nash, Wayne and Wilson counties.
Trogdon later worked with the N.C. General Assembly as Director of Strategic Transportation Planning. In 2009 Trogdon was named NCDOT’s Chief Operating Officer, a position he held until his retirement in 2013. After retiring from NCDOT, Trogdon held several private sector positions, including national transportation director for the SAS Institute.
Trogdon also has more than three decades of military service, retiring in 2016 as the Deputy Adjutant General for the N.C. National Guard with the rank of Major General.
Trogdon earned a masters of strategic studies at the U.S. Army War College, as well as a masters in civil engineering with a minor in statistics and computer science, and a bachelor degree in civil engineering, from N.C. State University.
Representative Nelson Dollar (District 13 – Wake County)
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