Rockdale County’s Board of Commissioners (BOC) has named Brian Allen, formerly the Director of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation (DOT), as Rockdale County’s new Director of Transportation.
Allen began his duties on Sept 5. He will oversee the county’s road projects and maintenance of county vehicles.
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 County Administrator for Newton County.
He has been professionally active with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), American Public Works Association, 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. They have three adult children and two grandchildren.