Gov. Hogan Taps Slater to Lead Maryland DOT's State Highway Administration
BALTIMORE, MD Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently appointed Gregory Slater, a 20-year highway professional, as administrator of the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration.
"Greg Slater is an innovator, who brings great energy and new solutions to the table that meet the changing dynamics in the transportation world," Hogan said. "The state of Maryland will truly benefit from his proven leadership on state and national highway issues."
Slater most recently served as the SHA's deputy administrator for planning, engineering, real estate and environment, and he served as the administration's planning director.
"Greg's focus on creative solutions and dedication to delivering the greatest value to the citizens of Maryland," said Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn. "His passion, drive and get-it-done approach will keep SHA on track to be the best highway agency in the nation."
Slater earned a bachelor of science degree from Towson University. He also is a graduate of the Leadership Maryland Class of 2015 and the University of Maryland's University College National Leadership Institute in 2007.
He participates on several transportation industry committees. He currently chairs the AASHTO Planning Data Sub-Committee, and he served on the AASHTO Comprehensive Committee Review task force that developed a new association committee structure approved by the AASHTO Board of Directors in 2016. He also is a member of several committees on the National Academy of Sciences' Transportation Research Board.