Lambert wins award

At the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway during National Public Works Week (left to right): Shelby P. LaSalle, Jr., APWA Director of Region IV; Dave Vinson, North Lake Chapter Delegate and Past President; Robert J. Lambert; and Jean Thibodeaux, North Lake Chapter President

Robert J. Lambert, General Manager of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission, was awarded the Person of the Year Award by the North Lake Chapter.

Lambert began his career with the GNOEC in 1971 and has served in several capacities, including patrolman, Lieutenant, Director of Safety, and Assistant General Manager. He was promoted to General Manager in 1984 and maintained that position until 1991. In September 2000, he was hired by the GNOEC to serve again as its General Manager.

Lambert is currently the Chairman of the Jefferson Parish Home Mortgage Authority, Chairman of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, and a member of the East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation Board. He is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans with a degree in Criminal Justice.