New Waves March 2009

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

Wagner named associate director of TWRI

Kevin Wagner has been named associate director of Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) by Dr. B. L. Harris, acting TWRI director.

Wagner has 15 years experience in watershed assessment and planning, project implementation, and program management. He has served as a project manager for TWRI since 2005 where he has planned, developed and implemented water-related research and education projects. He has managed and helped develop a watershed planning education program and served as the institute's quality assurance officer.

Prior to joining TWRI, Wagner served as nonpoint source team leader and assistant director of programs for the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB). In these positions, he oversaw the board's Water Quality Management Plan Program, Texas Brush Control Program, and the Statewide Nonpoint Source Management Program as well as the Coastal Management, Total Maximum Daily Load, and Watershed Protection Programs.

Wagner received his bachelor's degree in biology from Howard Payne University and his master's in environmental sciences from Oklahoma State University. He is currently working on his doctorate in agronomy from Texas A&M University.

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