Director for Contingency Operations
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Mr. Ray Alexander was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in November 2014 and serves as the Chief, Interagency and International Services for the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Alexander provides executive leadership in the development and management of all USACE enterprise strategic relationships and business initiatives in support of non-DoD federal agencies, state/local/territorial/ and tribal governments, foreign governments, private firms, and both national and international non-governmental organizations. He synchronizes and integrates all IIS activities across the enterprise to ensure USACE core capabilities in engineering, design, construction, water resources, infrastructure development, real estate, research and development, disaster readiness, and environmental management products and services provide a source for engineering solutions to partners and stakeholders to enable the achievement of their mission. Internationally, Mr. Alexander formulates plans and strategies to leverage capabilities to provide contingency planning and capabilities to support the war fighter and for the projection of soft power to build trust, security assistance and cooperation, capacity, and interoperability among US allies and partners, Combatant Commands, and Department of State Country Teams in support of national security and foreign policy objectives. To provide Interagency and Interagency Services, the USACE workforce of approximately 33,000 Civilians and Soldiers is dispersed across the country and in more than 91 foreign countries providing reimbursable engineering expertise throughout the world.
Monday, July 30
8:10 AM – 10:10 AM