MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2010 – James A. Bodron has been selected as Deputy for Project
Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
In his new position, Bodron is responsible for developing and executing a $160 million annual
civil works construction and maintenance program across the six-state, 25,000-square-mile area served by the Memphis District.
A Memphis native, Bodron has worked for the Corps of Engineers for more than 20 years in a
variety of positions in Memphis, Little Rock, Tulsa and overseas. Most recently he served as the Chief
of the Memphis District’s Operations Division. There, he led a widely diverse workforce of 300
engineers, biologists, emergency managers, river pilots, mechanics, technicians and laborers.
Bodron earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Tennessee Tech University and his
master’s degree in civil engineering at The University of Memphis.
Release no. 10-05