Posted on October 13, 2022
Mr. John Bock has been selected as the new Deputy District Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District. Bock, who has served as Chief of Engineering Division since 2015, assumed the new role this week following the retirement of Ms. Linda Murphy, who served as DDE since 2015.
As the Deputy District Engineer, Bock will provide executive leadership with responsibility and accountability for business management and program execution to assure assigned local, regional, and national programs are executed within targeted costs and schedule. He will also be an active member of the Regional Management Board and Regional Command Council.
“I’m honored and excited to serve the organization in this capacity and look forward to working with our team to deliver Louisville District’s diverse and dynamic program,” Bock said.
Bock has worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for approximately 30 years and possesses extensive experience within the military, civil and environmental programs. Prior to becoming the Chief of Engineering Division in Louisville, Bock served 23 years in the Huntington District, finishing his time there as the Deputy District Engineer. In addition to his vast experience within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, Bock has also served in several temporary USACE assignments including his most recent as the Interim Regional Business Director for the Southwestern Division in Dallas, Texas, in 2021.
Bock is a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology.