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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