(Lawrenceville, Ga., July 24, 2015) – Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens has appointed Alan Chapman as transportation director, a role he has filled in an acting capacity since October of last year. Commissioners will consider ratification of Chapman’s employment agreement during next Tuesday’s commission meeting.
Stephens said, “For nearly two decades, Alan has been working to improve Gwinnett County’s transportation network. His passion for this community and wealth of knowledge make him the ideal person to lead the department, and I am confident he will do an outstanding job.”
Early in his career, Chapman worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation and served as an engineering and construction consultant. In 1997, he joined the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation as project manager for the road improvements capital program, which included oversight of the department’s SPLOST programs and coordination of the citizens’ project selection committee. He was promoted in 2004 to the position of deputy director over the department’s preconstruction and construction divisions. A registered professional engineer in the state of Georgia, he holds an MBA from Georgia State University and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Georgia Tech. Chapman lives with his wife, Anne, and two daughters in Lawrenceville.
Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash said, “Alan has done a great job over the past nine months as acting director. He transitioned into the role seamlessly and has proven himself to be a great leader for the department. I am excited for the future of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation.”