US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Corps Regulatory Branch Promotes Mallard

Published Aug. 29, 2013
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) recently selected Jennifer Fryar Mallard as chief of the permit section in the regulatory branch.

Mallard will serve as chief of the permit section responsible for review, analysis, approval, disapproval, evaluation, and inspection of certain Corps projects and all applications for Department of the Army permits covered by general permits, and nationwide permits. She will also have oversight of the compliance program which reviews, analyzes, and evaluates public notices and permit documents issued by local, state and other federal agencies.  She will use her thorough knowledge and understanding of regulatory methods, techniques and practices of the principles of biology, botany, soils, chemistry, geology and forestry.

Mallard joined the Corps in 2001 as a park ranger at Lake Greeson in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. After deploying to Mississippi for Hurricane Katrina emergency operations in 2005, she accepted a position in the regulatory branch where she has served as an environmental specialist and senior environmental specialist for the past eight years.

A native of Caddo Gap, Arkansas, she is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and Henderson State University where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in environmental soil and water science and in park and recreation management.  She is the daughter of the late James R. Fryar and Gracie G. Fryar of Caddo Gap, Arkansas.  She is married to Matthew Mallard of Enterprise, Mississippi and they share two sons and are members of First Baptist Church in Vicksburg.


Contact
Kavanaugh Breazeale
601-631-5052
kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil

Release no. 13-095