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Meet the Commissioners

The United States National Commission constitutes the governing body of the PIANC U.S. Section. The PIANC U.S. Section is administered by law under the auspices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The ex-officio officers of the U.S. National Commission are:

Chair, Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)
President, MG John Peabody, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations
Secretary, Ms. Anne Cann, USACE Institute for Water Resources.

Elected Commission members are:

Dale Miller, P.E., S.E., Western Regional Vice President
Robert Engler, Ph.D., Central Regional Vice President 
James R. McCarville, Eastern Regional Vice President

Appointed Commission members are:

Nicholas Pansic, P.E., Commissioner
Craig E. Philip, Ph.D., Commissioner
Helen A.Brohl, Commissioner
Edward J. Schmeltz, P.E., D.CE, D.OE, D.PE, D.NE, F.ASCE, Commissioner
Mike A. Leone, Commissioner


revised 6 Feb 2014

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