As the N. C. Department of Transportation's Deputy Secretary for Multi-Modal Transportation, Julie White oversees the high-level operations of the Rail Division, Division of Public Transportation, Division of Aviation, Ferry Division and Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation.
Deputy Secretary White has a long history of public service in both state and local government. Over the past two decades, she has served in the Office of North Carolina Lieutenant Governor, the N. C. House of Representatives Majority Leader's Office, the N. C. Department of State Treasurer and most recently as executive director of the North Carolina Metropolitan Mayors Coalition. She is the longest serving member of the Strategic Transportation Investment Workgroup and serves on the Board of Directors for NCGo!
Deputy Secretary White earned a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina State University and is a graduate of the Leadership North Carolina program. She spoke to us on how North Carolina is looking at investing in future transportation opportunities beyond just highways so that our citizens can leverage all of our state’s transportation infrastructure to ensure a vibrant and healthy economy for future generations.