Minot, NORTH DAKOTa – According to the statement, Gov. Burgum thanked North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Bill Panos for his impactful service to the state after Panos submitted his resignation effective Sept. 9, citing family obligations in his home state of California.
North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Bill Panos stated in his resignation letter:
“It has been an amazing journey serving NDDOT for the last 3 years. I am enormously proud of the accomplishments of our NDDOT team.
This family of engineers, planners, mechanics, accountants, administrators, technicians, creators, and innovators have redefined our culture and expanded who we have helped.
I ask you to understand that my decision comes after months of reflection on my family needs and personal goals and at no cost to my hopefulness for North Dakota’s future or the impact I know it can have.
The state is transforming, and Team ND will play a fundamental role in shaping it.”