U.S Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works - USACE, USA
(College 2 - Governments and government authorities)
About the organization
The principle US Federal national agency in water resources management: responsabilities for the U.S programs in: inland water navigation, flood control, water recreation, hydroelectric power, wetland regulation, IWRM, water supply, multipurpose water management, ecological restoration, O&M for several hundred billion dollars of water infrastructure investment, dredging and ports, national research and development in water.
Fields of expertise and activities: Water Resources Management, Water Supply or Sanitation, Regulation and Governance, Human Basic Needs or Health, Development or Infrastructure, Climate or Natural Hazards, Environment or Ecosystems, Agriculture or Food Production, Human Rights or Social Issues, Education or Capacity Building, Human Settlements or Habitat, Economics or Finance, Research or Development. Energy or Industry, Media or Awareness, International Cooperation or Humanitarian Relief.
About the Governor representative
Mr. Steve STOCKTON
Steven L. Stockton serves as the Director of Civil Works, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C. In this position he shares the responsibilities of the Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, under the policy guidance of the Chief of Engineers and the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), for managing and directing the policy development, programming, planning, design, construction, emergency response, operation, and maintenance activities of the Army Civil Works Program, a $5 billion annual program of water and related land resources of the United States. He also serves as Chairman of the U.S. Section Permanent Engineering Board for the U.S.-Canada Columbia River Treaty, the Corps of Engineers Dam and Levee Safety Officer.
About the Alternate representative
Dr. Jerome DELLI PRISCOLI
Engineers, academics, administrators and environmentalists share significant interests far beyond their familiar adversarial positions. For 30 years, Dr. Delli Priscoli has been at the forefront of translating these shared interests into national and international public policy. He is a principle advocate of the U.S. Corps of Engineers transformation toward open administration and advocacy of environmental ethics. He has been a pivotal actor in most of the major world water forums and in the creation of several critical world water partnerships of the last two decade. He maintains routine working relationships with many of the senior water ministers worldwide. Dr. Delli Priscoli is a skilled mediator and facilitator who practices throughout the world. He is recognized as a world leader in conflict management, water resources and security. His lectures and training courses are highly acclaimed and are used in most US Federal Resource agencies and many International Organizations.