Executive Deputy Secretary
Cheryl Moon-Sirianni was appointed PennDOT's Executive Deputy Secretary in February 2023, the latest advancement in her over 36-year PennDOT career. Since November 2017, she had been serving as the District Executive at PennDOT District 11 – the first woman to serve in that role – which includes Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties with 8,500 miles of roadway, 1,800 bridges, four tunnels, and a staff of over 780 people.
Since starting with the department as a Civil Engineer Trainee and progressing through various positions, she has had the pleasure of working with many fantastic department staff, government partners, consultants and contractors in the development and construction of significant regional projects which have improved safety and mobility, ensured commerce could traverse throughout our network and benefitted all our friends, families, visitors, and travelers throughout our communities.
Cheryl is a Lifetime Member of American Society of Highway Engineers, Second VP of the Engineers Society of Western PA, and Penn State Beaver Advisory Board and Women's Transportation Seminar member. She is a graduate of Penn State University and a registered professional engineer.
Additionally, she is a proud parent of her daughter Gina.