ERDC University welcomes 12 district team members to the Class of 2023
Twelve participants from across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were chosen for ERDC University, a six-month detail at the Engineer Research and Development Center. ERDC University orientation was held February 28-March 1 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Participants included, front row from left, Director Rhonda Taylor, ERDC Office of Research and Technology Transfer (ORTT); Nakita Smith, Pittsburgh District reality specialist; Michael Deegan, USACE Institute for Water Resources social scientist; Zahraa Al Khafaji, Chicago District project engineer; ERDC Deputy Director Dr. Beth Fleming; Joe Hernandez, Sacramento District economist; and Canda Lorson, New Orleans District hydrologist. Leaders and participants in back row, from left, included Director Gary Anderton, Human Capital Office; Kyle Bayliff, Sacramento District chemist; Garrett Hall, Dalles Dam, Oregon mechanical engineer; Jose Paredez, Los Angeles District civil engineer; Kyle Tidwell, Portland District fish biologist; Luke Navarro, Nashville District natural resources specialist; and ERDC University Program Manager Antisa Webb, ORTT Technology, Knowledge and Outreach Division. (Not pictured, Michael Mansfield, Kansas City District hydrologist; Ian Markovich, Jacksonville District biologist.)

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