Conference Speakers and Bios
Deputy Secretary State Transportation Engineer
Burt Morey is the Deputy Secretary and State Transportation Engineer at the Kansas Department of Transportation. He has filled this role since February 2019.
Upon graduation from Kansas State University with a bachelor's of science degree in Civil Engineering, Burt began a career in transportation engineering. He has worked in this field for 29 years. In that time, he has worked for various local governments and the private sector in bridge design, construction engineering, and contract administration. He served as the KDOT Metro Engineer in Johnson County from 2007 to 2012. In 2012, Burt was selected to be the Project Director for the Johnson County Gateway design-build project; KDOT's first design-build and largest project at the time. From November 2015 until his recent appointment as the State Transportation Engineer, he served as the City Engineer of Overland Park.
Burt and his wife Jan live in rural Leavenworth County. They have two adult children and two German short-haired pointers.