01/10/2020 - DES MOINES– Today, Gov. Reynolds announced the appointment of Stuart Anderson to serve as Interim Director at the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT). His appointment is effective Friday, January 10th, 2020.
“Stuart brings a wealth of transportation experience and will provide steady leadership to the department until a permanent Director is appointed,” said Gov. Reynolds. “I look forward to working with him to not only ensure a smooth transition at the agency, but also improve infrastructure and road safety.”
“I appreciate the opportunity to guide the Iowa DOT through this interim period while the process to identify a permanent director is completed,” said Anderson. “During this time, the great team at Iowa DOT remains committed to providing outstanding service to Iowans and other users of our multimodal transportation system.”
Stuart Anderson, P.E. joined the department in 1992 as an engineer-in-training in the Systems Planning Bureau. He served various roles within the bureau until his appointment to director of the Office of Systems Planning in 2002. Most recently he has served as the director of the Planning, Programming, & Modal Division which he has held since January 2009. Anderson is a 1991 graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.