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Posted 3/27/2015

Release no. 15-024


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 announced the selection of Cori Carraway as chief of the permit section of the regulatory branch of Operations Division.

Carraway will be responsible for the supervision of an interdisciplinary team tasked with the oversight, development, and issuance of nationwide permits, regional general permits, and compliance.

Prior to this selection, Carraway served as a senior environmental specialist in the permit section. In this position, she was responsible for the review and verification of permit applications and for the development and modification of MVK general permits. She was also responsible for, as required by workload, to conduct inspections of activities or work covered by approved permits to ensure compliance with the provisions of the permits.

A native of Vicksburg, Carraway is a graduate of Warren Central High School and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in environmental science from Mississippi State University.

She is a member of the Association of State Wetland Managers, Vicksburg Young Professionals, and the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg.

She is married to Bert Carraway, III, of Vicksburg and they are expecting their first child in October.