Carlos Swonke, P.G., serves as director of Environmental Affairs.
Swonke joined TxDOT in 1987. He has a bachelor's degree in geology from Sul Ross State University and a masters degree from Texas State University. He worked in the Environmental Affairs Division until 1998 when he took a position at a consulting firm in Austin. Over the following 13 years, Swonke served as a project manager working on a variety of projects including clients such as the Department of Defense, the National Park Service, FEMA, the city of Austin and other local governments and TxDOT.
In 2012, Swonke became the Director of TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division. The Environmental Affairs Division oversees TxDOT’s environmental programs, develops environmental policies, coordinates with TxDOT’s districts on environmental issues, manages contracts and conducts environmental investigations.
Contact Swonke by phone at (512) 416-2734 or by email.