VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the selection of Bryan Williamson as chief of the Permit and Evaluation Branch, Regulatory Division.
In this position, Williamson is responsible for the supervisory and technical accomplishment of the branch. He manages the processing of individual, nationwide, regional, general, and programmatic permits and oversees the Regulatory Division’s mitigation program.
Williamson joined the Vicksburg District in 2014 after accepting a position with the Regulatory Permit Section. Throughout his career at the district, he has also served as an environmental specialist, a team lead, and the acting chief of the Permit and Evaluation Branch.
In 2016 and 2020, Williamson detailed at USACE Regulatory Headquarters in Washington D.C. to assist with the re-issuance of nationwide permits. These temporary assignments gave him the opportunity to gain important knowledge and perspective in regulation and policy procedures at the national level.
Williamson’s major accomplishments include receiving the 2019 Larry N. Harper Regulator of the Year award and completing the Vicksburg District’s Leadership Development Program and the Operations Vision’s 6 for 60 leadership program. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Delta State University.
The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana that holds nine major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.
Release no. 22-010