Stanley Gee serves as the Executive Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) where he functions as the chief operating officer of the Department. His leadership is focused on improving the performance and accountability of the Department and communicating results to its customers and employees. For a period prior to Governor Cuomos nomination of Joan McDonald as Commissioner, Stan served as the Acting Commissioner of NYSDOT.At the national level, Stan is a member of the Transportation Research Boards Second Strategic Highway Research Program Oversight Committee, and Vice-Chair of the I-95 Corridor Coalitions Executive Board. Stan serves as Chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Organizational Management and is also a member of their Climate Change Steering Committee and the Intercity Passenger Rail Leadership Group.Stan came to New York State government in 2007 after a distinguished career with the Federal Highway Administration. He is the recipient of numerous performance and honor awards including the Federal Highway Administrators Award for Superior Achievement and the Secretary of Transportations Award for Meritorious Achievement. Stan is a nationally respected transportation professional now in state government.Stan began his career in transportation as a summer construction inspector with NYSDOT while he attended the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering.
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