Mark A. Van Port Fleet, P.E., COO

Mar Van Port Fleet, P.E., MDOT's Chief Operations OfficerMark Van Port Fleet has 35 years of experience with the Michigan Department of Transportation and was promoted to chief operations officer on Aug. 16, 2015. He previously served as deputy chief engineer and director of the Bureau of Development. Van Port Fleet also served for seven years as the engineer of design and has managed a variety of other department functional areas. A very active member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Van Port Fleet has chaired several of its technical committees. He currently sits on AASHTO’s Innovations Initiative Group, Standing Committee on Highways, and Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering; was chair of the SHTP-2 Technical Committee on Capacity; and was a member of the AASHTO SHRP-2 Implementation Task Force. Van Port Fleet holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Michigan State University and is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan and Florida.