Aaron Snyder

Aaron Snyder

USACE Planner and Project Manager, PMP Chief, Project Management Branch

US Army Corps of Engineers

Aaron Snyder, USACE Planner and Project Manager, PMP Chief, Project Management Branch – US Army Corps of Engineers Aaron oversees numerous projects including flood risk management, navigation, watershed planning, ecosystem restoration, and recreation. He also serves as a member of the USACE planning modernization team, served as the leader for the national watershed team, and supports the alternative financing and delivery efforts. Aaron’s planning and management experience includes over 12 years as a project manager, project planner, and regional technical specialist in the Corps civil works program. Aaron led the development of the Red River of the North Basin Wide Feasibility Study, which included international coordination. He also led the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Feasibility Study to completion in 36 months and which resulted in a $1.8bn diversion channel for the communities of Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The feasibility study is recognized within the Corps as a model study and the team received the USACE Planning Team of the Year Award for 2011. In addition, he led the P3 team for implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead project, worked to develop an implementation strategy within existing authorities, and led coordination and P3 development with local sponsors. He supported the Corps national team on implementation of alternative financing and worked as an advisor to other districts interested in implementation of alternative financing. Aaron received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Economics from the College of St. Scholastica and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Aaron is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute. In 2007 Aaron was the recipient of the Corps of Engineers Ronald J. Ruffennach Communicator of the Year Award and in 2012 received the Civil Servant of the Year Award.

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