Iowa DOT News Release

Resignation of Iowa DOT Director Paul Trombino  

Posted on: November 10, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 10, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation received notice that Director Paul Trombino submitted his resignation effective Nov. 28, 2016. Trombino is leaving the department to pursue opportunities outside of state government.

Director Paul Trombino has been an innovative leader for the Iowa DOT, propelling the department to reimagine the boundaries of transportation. His leadership has had positive impacts not only for the state of Iowa, but the nation. While the Director does not currently have defined employment plans, we look forward to watching how his passion for innovation will shape transportation well into the future.


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