Keynote: Steven L. Stockton
Mon. 10:30-11:15 a.m., Interlocken A/B
Steven L. Stockton
Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Steven L. Stockton is 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 U.S. water and related land resources. 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, and is a Governor on the World Water Council Board of Governors.
Mr. Stockton was selected to the Senior Executive Service in January 1996. From August 1998 thru May 2005, he served as the Director of Engineering and Technical Services, Director of Programs Management, and Director of Regional Business for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division in San Francisco, California. From May until November 2004, Mr.Stockton was the Director of Business Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region Division in Baghdad, Iraq. From his selection in January 1996 thru July 1998, Mr. Stockton was the Chief, Engineering Division, Civil Works Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Mr. Stockton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University and he is a registered professional civil engineer in the State of Oregon. He has been the recipient of many awards throughout his distinguished career, including the Presidential Rank Award-Meritorious Executive in 2003.