Ray Dovalina is the Street Transportation Director for the City of Phoenix where he oversees five divisions with close to 700 employees, an annual department budget of over $70M, and a $500M five-year Capital Improvement Program. He brings 23 years of experience in transportation engineering and high level municipal management. Prior to this appointment he was Assistant Street Transportation Director, where he oversaw the Planning, Design & Programming and Traffic Services Divisions. Since joining the City of Phoenix in 2000, Ray has held various positions which include Traffic Engineering Supervisor, Freeway Liaison, and Floodplain Manager. Ray’s professional career began with the California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) and also includes four years in the private sector engineering firms and four years with the Phoenix Transit System and most recently worked for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
Ray is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona and Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and obtained a Master of Administration degree with an emphasis in Leadership from Northern Arizona University.