Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission



Everett Lott is the current WMATC member from the District of Columbia. He was appointed to WMATC on February 10, 2021, by Mayor Muriel Bowser.

Commissioner Lott is the Director of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). Appointed to that position in January 2021, he is chiefly responsible for equitably delivering a safe, sustainable, and reliable multimodal transportation network for all residents and visitors of the District of Columbia. He brings more than 30 years of experience in administration, including budget and finance, grants, human resources, labor and employee relations, and facilities management.

Prior to joining DDOT, Commissioner Lott was appointed to the Senior Executive Service at USDOT and served as an executive with both the Federal Highway Administration and the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. He served in other executive-level positions with the Health Resources and Services Administration and the United States Peace Corps. Commissioner Lott is an alumnus of Texas Tech University, where he completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees. He is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute’s Leadership for a Democratic Society and has completed additional graduate studies at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Commissioner Lott resides in Washington, DC.