Name: Chris Cheng
Title: Transportation Safety Coordinator
Organization: Oregon Department of Transportation
Stakeholder Group: Government
Chris Cheng serves as the Vice Chair of the Shared Futures Coalition and is the Region 4 Transportation Safety Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), covering Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Jefferson, Crook, Deschutes, Klamath, and Lake Counties. He works with community partners to improve human behaviors which will lead to a safer community and better health through education, encouragement, and enforcement. Chris graduated UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics and has served as a Peace Corps Economic Development Specialist in Senegal, West Africa, promoted gender and development issues across West Africa as the Director of SeneGAD, and as a Project Manager for a tech company before joining ODOT. When not working, he spends his time trying to enjoy all the outdoor recreation opportunities that Central and Eastern Oregon offer including skiing, bow hunting, trail running, and volunteering to protect our wild places.