Kevin Morgan named Regulatory Division Chief for Alaska District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Kevin D. Morgan has been named chief of the Alaska District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Regulatory Division. He returned to Alaska from his recent position as chief of the Evaluation Section of the Corps' Galveston District in Texas. Previously, he served in various leadership roles at the Alaska District for 17 years. He and his staff handle all Corps regulatory matters in the state. The Alaska Regulatory Division has the largest geographical area of responsibility of any regulatory office in the Corps.
Morgan began his career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the early 1980s as a laborer at the Sommerville Flood Control Reservoir in the Fort Worth District. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Range Science, he worked his way up from a maintenance worker and a park ranger to a biologist for the Corps in Texas.
He moved to the Alaska District's Regulatory office in 1990. In 1999 he worked for a year in private industry as an assistant crew chief and equipment operator in Anaktuvuk Pass and at a project off the Dalton Highway at the Yukon River before returning to government service at the Alaska District.