Clarence L. Hughart is the Supervisor of the Procedures Compliance Evaluation Section for the West Virginia Department of Transportation Auditing Division. Mr. Hughart joined the Department of Highways in October, 1974. He worked on several construction projects as a project office manager, and worked in the field at various times as inspector/supervisor.
Mr. Hughart transferred to the Auditing Division in November, 1977 in the Procedures Compliance Evaluation Section and conducted reviews of construction projects and maintenance organizations. He has been the Supervisor of the section since July, 1988. He was on the DOH team to implement the AASHTO SiteManager construction software in West Virginia, and is currently on the team to implement the ERP system.
Mr. Hughart holds a Level IV Certification in Construction from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies. He also holds a Level V Transportation Engineering Technologist Certification from Bridgemont Community and Technical College, Montgomery, West Virginia.
Mr. Hughart has over 20 years of experience in investigations of fraud and abuse; the Procedures Compliance Evaluation Section was the investigative body for the department until this function was moved to Legal Division during a prior administration.
Mr. Hughart was born in West Virginia but spent much of his childhood in rural Indiana. He currently resides in the Charleston area with his wife Debbie; they have been married for 37 years, and have one son and one daughter. Mr. Hughart enjoys church activities, cars, hunting, fishing, and golf.