Galloway Tapped by La. GovernorGerald Galloway, a Clark School Glenn L. Martin Institute professor of civil and environmental engineering and affiliate professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, has been appointed by Louisiana's governor to serve on the Governor's Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation.
Galloway, who served 38 years in the Army before retiring as a brigadier general, is a visiting scholar at the U.S. Army Institute for Water Resources and a consultant on water resources issues to several states and the federal government.
He has served as a consultant to numerous national and international organizations on a variety of water resources engineering and management issues and in 2007, served as president of the American Water Resources Association. In addition, he was a presidential appointee to both the Mississippi River Commission and the American Heritage Committee, and led the White House study of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1993.
Galloway is a former dean of the faculty and academic programs at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and dean of the Academic Board of the United States Military Academy, where he was also professor of geography and the first head of the department of geography and environmental engineering.
Published January 16, 2009