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Posted 6/10/2014

Release no. 14-048


Contact
Shirley J. Smith
601-631-5223
shirley.j.smith@usace.army.mil

Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently selected Noah Vroman as the new director of the Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of the Engineering and Construction Division. The Dam and Levee Safety Production Center supports and manages complex dam and levee safety analysis, designs, and modifications in support of the Corps of Engineers Dam and Levee Safety Programs. Mr. Vroman will be responsible for developing and directing the center in the execution of its mission.

Mr. Vroman began his career at the Vicksburg District as a civil engineer in the geotechnical branch in 2003. He has served as a research geotechnical engineer, dam safety program manager and as the chief of the investigation and inspection section. He also served on the Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce (IPET) and the Southeast Louisiana Hurricane Protection Project following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and received the Superior Civilian Award in 2007.

Mr. Vroman is a native of Tupelo and is a graduate of Tupelo High School and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in civil engineering from Mississippi State University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Mississippi.

Mr. Vroman is married to the former Ashley Wages from Pontotoc County and they have three children.

The Mississippi Valley Division and the Vicksburg District serve the nation by providing emergency response to natural disasters and emergency support to other agencies, particularly the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Vicksburg District has the responsibility for providing federal debris removal expertise in the State of Mississippi, or any location, when tasked by Headquarters, USACE and for providing technical expertise in examining and offering engineer solutions for problems with critical infrastructure. To learn more about the Vicksburg District, visit our website. www.mvk.usace.army.mil