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Stanley Gee
Acting Commissioner
NYS Department of Transportation

Stanley Gee was appointed by Governor David Paterson as Acting Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) effective May 8, 2009.

Prior to assuming the position of Acting Commissioner, Stan served as the Executive Deputy Commissioner of NYSDOT. As the Executive Deputy Commissioner, Stan functioned as the chief operating officer of the Department. Under his leadership, Stan focused on improving the performance and accountability of the Department and communicating results to its customers and employees. 

At the national level, Stan is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Second Strategic Highway Research Program Oversight Committee, and Vice-Chair of the I-95 Corridor Coalition’s Executive Board. Stan was recently appointed as Chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Subcommittee on Organizational Management.

Stan came to New York State government in 2007 after a distinguished 36-year career with the Federal Highway Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation. His most recent position was as the Massachusetts Division Administrator, where he led a multi-disciplinary staff overseeing the Commonwealth’s $550 million annual Federal-Aid Highway Program, which included constructing the country’s largest and most complex transportation project, the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (“The Big Dig”).

Stan began his career in transportation as a summer construction inspector with the State Department of Transportation while he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering.