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Dallas District Engineer

Kelly Selman, P.E., is the district engineer for TxDOT's Dallas District.

The district comprises seven counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall. Selman's appointment as district engineer took effect Dec. 15, 2014.

Selman joined TxDOT in 1986 in the roadway design section. He transferred to the Collin County Area Office in 1990 where he served as a construction project engineer, area office design manager and assistant area engineer prior to being named area engineer in March 2004.

In 2006, Selman was named the Dallas district director of transportation operations. He served as director of transportation, planning and development from 2009 through 2010 and was responsible for advanced transportation planning and project development, consultant contract administration, public transportation, transportation management systems and design. Selman was named the Dallas deputy district engineer in December 2010.

Selman graduated from Texas A&M University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. The Whitewright, Texas native enjoys working with the district’s engineer in training program, serving as an advisor to the department’s newest batch of future engineers and leaders.

Selman is a longtime member and former president of the Board of Trustees of the Whitewright Independent School District. He also enjoys community activities, including serving as a founding member of the Whitewright Youth Baseball/Softball Association.