LaToya Joseph was recently promoted to Aviation Project Manager for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Aviation Division. She currently manages the Division’s safety, human resources, education, training, and internship program, in addition to assisting with the Divisions’ daily operations, internal compliance, state consultant contracts and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) program. She also oversees the Office of Multimodal Commerce (OMC) Social Media communication outreach and is the OMC liaison with DOTD Public Relations.
She has a Business Manager Certification from Louisiana State University (LSU) in additional to earning a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Phoenix. She is currently working on an Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Certificate in Airport Finance through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as well as her Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification. LaToya is a member of Women in Aviation International (WAI), and served as an events and organizational volunteer at this year’s annual conference. She is also the past president for DOTD’s “Highway to Success Toastmasters” organization.
LaToya took a discovery flight with LAMA past President Janet Gonzales in 2016, which sparked her passion in aviation. She has a desire for helping the Louisiana Airport System grow and ensuring public awareness and education of the importance of the aviation industry as well as promoting the industry to upcoming young professionals.
LaToya C. Joseph
Aviation Project Manager
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Office of Multimodal Commerce