Tom Fuller is the Communications Section Manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation. Tom oversees a group of professional communicators across the state that assists regions and agency divisions in messaging, public outreach, education, web, and media relations. Tom is a 20 year veteran and Emmy® winning television journalist and communications professional with 15 years of experience in state government. He has won numerous public relations awards including two recent international awards: a 2015 MarComm award and a 2016 AVA Digital award. Tom also serves as the chair of the state of Oregon Egovernance Board, which oversees the Oregon.gov website. Tom holds a BA degree in Communications Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition, he is the published author of five books on Oregon history.