Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Jason Mead to the position of Director of Water Development. Since Brandon Gebhart wa appointed Interim State Engineer in December 2021, Mead has served as Interim Director.
Mead began his career in engineering consultancy before shifting his focus to the water resources industry 23 years ago. Since 2014, he has been Deputy Director of the Dam and Reservoir Division at the Wyoming Water Development Office, where he has worked for the last 16 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer with a degree in Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska.
“Jason has demonstrated his experience and expertise throughout his time in the Water Development Office and as Interim Director,” Governor Gordon said. “These qualities will continue to be critical as we address the challenges facing Wyoming water users going forward.”
“I am honored and grateful for Governor Gordon’s appointment,” Mead said. “I look forward to continuing to work with water users across the State to manage, develop and maintain our water resources for the enjoyment and beneficial use of current and future generations of Wyoming.”
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Projects in Wyoming are planned, chosen, financed, built, acquired, and administered by the Wyoming Water Development Office. Developing and preserving Wyoming’s water and associated land resources may need water conservation, storage, transport, supply, and usage initiatives.
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