Terri Thompson is the Principal Planner in the Department of Transportation. She is responsible for the Traffic Incident Management Program and is also assigned as chair of the Regional Emergency Support Function (RESF) 1 – Transportation in the Capitol Region.
Terri has been employed with CRCOG since November 2016.
Prior to working for CRCOG, Terri was employed with the Connecticut Department of Transportation for 37 years and was a Supervising Engineer in the Office of Construction under the Bureau of Engineering and Construction. Terri was also the Chair of the CT Work Zone Safety Awareness Campaign and administered the Work Zone Safety program for the Department. She was awarded the Government Engineer of the Year Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies and also received the Employee of the Year Award by the Department along with a Teamwork award for role in the I-84 Southington Accelerated Bridge Construction Project.
Terri has one daughter and resides in Waterbury, CT. She was originally from Wisconsin and her love of the Green Bay Packers is well known in the office as well as her love of plants.
Terri volunteers for several organizations: the American Red Cross as a Disaster Responder, the Waterbury Palace Theater as a Volunteer, and is the Scenic Designer for the Blessed Sacrament Children’s Theater in Waterbury. She is a Lifetime member of the Girls Scouts, and an active member of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Connecticut chapter, the CT Work Zone Safety Campaign and the MoveOver CT campaign.