Governor Brown Announces Appointment


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment.

Malcolm Dougherty, 43, of Fresno, has been appointed director of the California Department of Transportation, where he has served as acting director since 2011 and chief deputy director since 2010. He has served in various positions at the Department of Transportation, including deputy director for project delivery from 2009 to 2010, district director for District 6 from 2006 to 2009, division chief of central regional program management from 2005 to 2006, deputy district director of maintenance and traffic operations for District 6 from 2001 to 2005 and office chief and senior transportation engineer for District 6 from 1992 to 2001. Dougherty was a civil engineer at Federici and Akin P.A. from 1991 to 1992. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $155,040. Dougherty is a Democrat.