Memphis District Trailblazers
Memphis District Trailblazers: Kandita “Kandi” H. Waller is the district’s first female Chief of Readiness and Contingency Operations (RCO) / Emergency Management (EM). Waller is no stranger to the district as she has been serving on this team since 1998, where she began as a civil engineer in the Civil Design Branch. Waller was born and reared in Memphis, went to ECS for Kindergarten through eighth grade, and White State High School 9-12th. She attended the University of Memphis for both her bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering and calls the University of Arkansas “HOGS” her team, despite her University of Memphis “Tigers” roots.