Spencer Moore

Spencer R. Moore, a native Georgian and career public servant, was appointed commissioner of the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) by Governor Brian P. Kemp and the DDS Board of Directors in January of 2019. He was previously appointed commissioner by Governor Nathan Deal and the DDS Board of Directors on January 17, 2017. He previously served as deputy commissioner of DDS for four years.

His more than 25 years in state government includes 14 years with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). He served his last six years at GOHS as deputy director and became a leading national expert in highway traffic safety initiatives. Moore started his state career as a parole officer with the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Moore attended Furman University prior to graduating from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has completed several Executive Leadership Programs sponsored by the State of Georgia and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.  Moore also serves on Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Board, Georgia State Employee Benefit Council, and Georgia Driver Education Commission (GDEC).