New Nevada State Engineer appointedPosted by jkittrell on Apr 19, 2010 in Conservation, News, Water | Comments Off
CARSON CITY, Nev. – Allen Biaggi, director of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, announced today that Acting State Engineer Jason King will be appointed to the position of State Engineer.
King has been Acting State Engineer in place of Tracy Taylor who has recently had health concerns. King’s appointment was made in consultation with Governor Jim Gibbons and Leo Drozdoff, who will be taking over as acting director of the department May 3, after Biaggi’s retirement.
“Because of ongoing health issues, Taylor will become a deputy state engineer as of today April 19, 2010,” Biaggi said. “I want to thank Tracy for his nearly four years of service as the State Engineer. He has guided the agency through some challenging times.”
Biaggi added: “Jason (King) has done an excellent job as acting State Engineer, and we appreciate the service of both Tracy and Jason during this time of transition.”
King is a registered professional engineer and has been with the Division of Water Resources for more than 19 years.