On Thursday, June 23rd, Tony Tavares was sworn in as the new Director of Caltrans by the Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency Toks Omishakin.

We wish Director Tavares many years of success in his new role at Caltrans.

Since 2020, Tavares has been serving as Director of District 7, which covers Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Previously, he has held the posts of District 4 Director in the Bay Area, Chief of the Division of Maintenance, Chief of the Division of Right of Way and Land Surveys, and Assistant Division Chief of Construction.

“Tony Tavares has dedicated his career to serving the people of California, with decades of leadership and deep experience overseeing critical transportation issues spanning the state,” said Governor Gavin Newsom. “I look forward to his continued partnership in advancing our innovative efforts to create safer and more sustainable communities throughout the state.”