Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Transportation
Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti was selected by Governor Phil Murphy to serve as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation. She previously served as Executive Director for two of the largest toll road agencies in the country, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and Florida's Turnpike Enterprise.
Gutierrez-Scaccetti was born in Newark and raised in Lawrence Township. She attended the University of Connecticut where she attained her B.S. in Business Administration, as well as having graduated at the top of her class from Rutgers University with a Masters Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations.
Elizabeth Maher Muoio
Elizabeth Maher Muoio was selected by Governor Phil Murphy and confirmed by the State Senate to serve as the New Jersey State Treasurer. She previously served as a Mercer County Assemblywoman as well as having served as the Director of Economic Development for Mercer County.
Muoio earned a B.A. in history from Wesleyan University and attained her J.D. of law from Georgetown University Law School. While at Georgetown, she served as the legislative director for Texas Congressman Jack Brooks.
She has lived in Pennington with her husband Joseph Muoio since 1995 and has three children. Muoio has served on many boards and commissions including Pennington Borough public commissions, the Pennington Library Board of Trustees, and in the Hopewell Valley League of Women Voters.
Appointed 12/12/11 by Governor Chris Christie
Statutory Representative of Interest of Trade Unions
Greg Lalevee worked his way through the ranks of IUOE Local 825, beginning as a crane operator, working as a
union organizer and Business Representative. Greg was elected Local's Business Manager in 2010.
Under Greg's leadership, Local 825 orchestrated several changes and transactions to strengthen the union's
financial footing, consolidate its membership, establish a new labor-management agreement, while taking every
opportunity to relentlessly pursue job opportunities for his members in the face of a weak economy.
In May 2011, Greg was elected to the International Union's General Executive Board. Greg serves as a
trustee of N.J. SEED, a Labor Management coalition that promotes economic development and was also
recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Community Health Charities of N.J. Greg also sits on the
State of N.J. Licensed crane operators advisory board.
Robert A. Briant, Jr.
Reappointed by Governor Jon Corzine on 1-11-10
Statutory Representative of Interest of Firm Owners
Robert A. Briant, Jr. is the CEO of the Utility and Transportation Contractors
Association (UTCA) that represents approximately 1,000 member firms active in all phases of heavy,
transportation and utility construction throughout the State of New Jersey. Mr. Briant also held the
positions of Associate Executive Director and Executive Director at the association prior to his
current position. During his 24 years with UTCA, Mr. Briant was active in labor negotiations and
mediation, construction claims resolution, permit acquisition, and various State and federal regulatory
issues that affect the infrastructure industry.
Mr. Briant was appointed by former Governor Christine Whitman to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission in
August of 1994 to December 1997. He also has served on various committees and advisory boards related to the
construction industry. Mr. Briant served as an elected Councilman in the Borough of Manasquan from 2000 to
2005 where he currently resides with his wife Deborah and children, Colin and Hannah. Mr. Briant received his
B. A. degree in Political Science.
Appointed by Governor Christopher Christie on 4/28/11
Statutory Representative of a Transportation Firm
Nelson Ferreira is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ferreira Construction Company,
Inc., located in Branchburg, New Jersey. Very early in his career, Nelson realized what he wanted to
accomplish in life - to become a successful construction contractor. He also realized that it would take a
lot of perseverance, hard work and dedication.
Today, Ferreira Construction Company, Inc., "a company on the move", is a multi-million dollar,
multi-faceted construction company with bonding capacity in excess of $200 million, with over 700 pieces of
construction equipment. Ferreira Construction Company employs approximately 300 full-time employees and has
expanded its market to include Florida and New York. Nelson commits to providing his employees with
training and certifications to keep his company ahead of the curve with technology and safety programs.
Board of Directors - Board of Directors -
Gill St. Bernard's School Catholic Charities
Gladstone, New Jersey Newark, New Jersey
Board of Directors -
The Regional Alliance for Small Contractors
Advisory Board Member - Morristown Hospital
General Contractors Association of NY
John J. Duthie
Statutory Representative of International Labor Union
Appointed by Governor Chris Christie on 1/16/18
John Duthie currently serves as the Treasurer/Administrator for three political funds at the Eastern Region of the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA), working in New Jersey, Delaware and Puerto Rico. Previously, he worked at Junto Solutions, LLC, a boutique public affairs and campaign solutions company, where he was co-owner.
Prior to opening Junto Solutions, John served as Government Affairs Specialist with the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, a trade association of over 32 research-based pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in New Jersey, based in New Brunswick. He launched the We Work for Health initiative, a broad-based coalition of healthcare stakeholders who highlight the impact of New Jersey’s Life Science Industry.
John has served as an advisor to several legislators, mayors, council members, boards and commissions. He was a member of Governor Phil Murphy’s transition Committee on Labor and Workforce Development. John was appointed to serve on the Ocean Township Planning Board in 2015 and is an active member of the Ocean Township Democratic Committee.
John has operated as General Consultant, Campaign Manager and Field Director to many key New Jersey Legislative races and has worked to elect members at all levels of government from United States Senators to local Mayoral campaigns. Prior to setting roots in New Jersey, John worked on campaigns in Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
John is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University with a degree in International Relations. John is married to Liz, and they live with their son, Gavin and Miniature Schnauzer, Izzo, in Ocean Township (Monmouth County).
Appointed by Governor Phil Murphy on 04/16/21
Khalid Anjum is the Chief Innovation Officer of Middlesex County in New Jersey. Mr. Anjum also previously served as the Department Head of Infrastructure Management and Chief Information Officer for Middlesex County. His areas of expertise include transportation engineering & construction, public works management, smart cities planning, facilities planning & management, emerging technologies, infrastructure management, transportation program management, and traffic & transportation engineering.
Anjum earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Bangalore University in India, along with a master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Transportation Trust Fund Authority
Officers and Staff
New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority
Director, Office of Financial Management
N.J. Department of Treasury
Manager, Office of Public Finance
N.J. Department of Treasury
Division of Finance and Administration
New Jersey Department of Transportation
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Assistant Attorney General in Charge of Financial Affairs & State Contracting
Office of Attorney General
Division of Law
Department of Law and Public Safety