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Wesley J. Carpenter

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Effective March 19, 2018, OHR Deputy Director Wesley Carpenter began serving as the Acting  OHR Director. Wes has 31 years of professional experience in the Government, private sector and military, including more than 17 years at the EPA. While with the EPA, he has served as the OHR Deputy Director, Director, Safety, Health and Environmental Management Division and Director, Security Management Division. A member of the Senior Executive Service and graduate of the OPM’s Federal Executive Institute: Leadership for a Democratic Society Program and Leading Edge Program, Wes serves on EPA’s National Honor Awards Board, Insider Threat Program Workgroup and National Incident Coordination Team. He has received various EPA honors including the Administrators’ Special Award for Excellence, Silver Medal for Superior Service and Excellence in Management Award. Wes possesses a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering Technology from Norwich University (Military College of Vermont), and a Command and Staff Diploma from the Naval War College and Canadian Forces College.