Deidre Smith has been Waterways Branch Manager for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation since July 2011. Prior to that, she held positions in Divisions 8, 1 and 4 which covers northeastern and central Oklahoma and also in Information Services & Technology, Training and Comptroller.
Smith holds an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Northern Oklahoma College in Stillwater. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the National Waterways Conference and Arkansas River Historical Society. She also serves on the Oklahoma Water Resource Advisory Board and the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials Standing Committee on Water Transportation.
She received the "Arkansas Traveler" Commendation from the Governor of Arkansas for contributions made in conjunction with the Arkansas Waterways Commission. Smith completed the Certified Public Managers certification in 2006.
She and her husband, Travis, have a daughter and son and live in Broken Arrow. Both her husband and son currently work in Division 8, Tulsa metro area.
Mailing Address: Oklahoma Dept. of Transportation, Waterways Division
4002 N. Mingo Valley Expy., Tulsa, OK 74116
Telephone: (918) 838-9933