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Gregory Johnson


Commissioner Gregory C. Johnson, (D) of Wixom, was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Witmer effective August 7, 2020.

Gregory C. Johnson, of Wixom, most recently served as the senior vice president and Michigan area manager of WSP USA and previously served as deputy director of the Michigan Department of Transportation. He is currently serving as program administrator for the Oregon-Washington Interstate Bridge Replacement Program.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University Michigan and a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. Mr. Johnson is appointed to represent Democrats for a term commencing August 7, 2020 and expiring December 21, 2021. He succeeds George Heartwell who has resigned.

The Michigan State Transportation Commission establishes policy for the Michigan Department of Transportation in relation to transportation programs and facilities and other works related to transportation development, as provided by law. Responsibilities of the Commission include developing and implementing comprehensive transportation plans for the entire state, including aeronautics and bus and rail transit, providing professional and technical assistance, and overseeing the administration of state and federal funds allocated for these programs. 

This appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.