Indiana State Personnel Department Director Brandye Hendrickson has been appointed deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Governor Eric Holcomb appointed Hendrickson INSPD director in January. Prior to that, she worked at the Indiana Department of Transportation in various roles since 2006—including INDOT commissioner from 2015 to 2017.
Hendrickson served as a deputy commissioner at INDOT from 2007 to 2015, overseeing the agency’s Greenfield District Operations. From 2006 to 2007, she was deputy commissioner for human resources within INDOT. Additionally, she spent six years as human resources director for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Current INSPD Deputy Director of Talent Management Britni Saunders will serve as interim director. Governor Holcomb will appoint a new INSPD director in the coming weeks.