For Immediate Release
September 5, 2017
Rockdale Board of Commissioners Names Director of Transportation
CONYERS, Ga. – Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) named Brian Allen, formerly the Director of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation (DOT), as Rockdale County’s new Director of Transportation.
Allen was appointed during the BOC Voting Session on August 22. He will begin his duties on September 5.
Allen has decades of experience in government management and administration. Prior to his 15 years at Gwinnett County DOT, he served as the Assistant County Administrator for Gwinnett County and the Executive Assistant, effectively County Administrator, for Newton County.
He has been professionally active with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), the American Public Works Association, the Georgia Institute of Transportation Engineers, the Atlanta Regional Commission, and the American Public Transportation Association.
Allen has an associate’s degree from Oxford College of Emory University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia. He and his wife Pam, who is an elementary school teacher, currently live in Oxford, Georgia, and enjoy spending time with their three adult children and two grandchildren.