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Texas Transportation Commission Selects TxDOT Chief Financial Officer as Interim Executive Director
Contact: Media Relations
Phone: (512) 463-8700
Date: Jan. 7, 2014

Interim position to begin Jan. 17

AUSTIN – The Texas Transportation Commission today selected James Bass, TxDOT chief financial officer, as interim executive director effective Jan. 17. Bass replaces departing executive director Phil Wilson who was recently named the new general manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority.

For more information, contact TxDOT Media Relations at or (512) 463-8700.


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