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Diane Regas

Diane Regas is the Director of the Environmental Protection's Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds. Her Office works in partnership with state and local governments and the public to protect and restore the nation's watersheds. The Office focuses particularly on wetlands, coastal waters and such programs as TMDLs and monitoring. Ms. Regas has also served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the Environmental Protection Agency. She joined EPA in 1987 as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of General Counsel where she specialized in clean water and hazardous waste issues. Since that time, she has served in several positions including Special Assistant to two EPA Administrators and Senior Policy Analyst to the White House Domestic Policy Council.

Ms. Regas has a Masters degree in Environmental Science and a Law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She is married with three young boys at home. The whole family enjoys canoeing, boating, swimming and otherwise enjoys the nation's water resources.

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