Feb 08, 2018
Dave Ross, DOT Secretary
Wis Department of Transportation

Dave Ross was appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to serve as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) beginning in January 2017. WisDOT is one of the largest state agencies, with about 3,500 employees and an annual budget of more than $3.5 billion. The department supports all modes of transportation.

Secretary Ross first joined Governor Walker’s cabinet in January 2011 as Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional Services. 

Born and raised in Superior, Secretary Ross graduated from Superior Senior High School in 1970 and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.