River LA remembers Mr. Brian Moore (River LA Board Chair, November 2013 - October 2016)
(June 11, 1943 - December 23, 2017) Brian Moore served as River LA board chair from November 2013 to October 2016. Mr. Moore was a seasoned manager and engineer who has planned, designed, and constructed some of the largest public works and military construction projects in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. He is survived by his wife Nancy (of 43 years), two brothers Norman Jr. and Jon, and his nieces and nephew.
As the Deputy District Engineer for Project Management in the Los Angeles District, Corps of Engineers, he managed a team of more than 100 project managers and professional support staff responsible for the execution of all major District projects and programs with an annual budget of nearly $1 billion. In his role as the Deputy District Engineer, he served as a Deputy to the Commander, was the Senior Civilian over the 700 plus workforce in the District, and had the added responsibility for developing and maintaining the District's partnering and political relationships with local governments, other agencies, and 52 members of Congress. He received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters Degree in Water Resources Systems from Cornell University. He was a registered professional engineer in the State of California. Upon his retirement, in recognition of his significant contributions to the Nation over his 44 year career, the Secretary of the Army awarded him the medal for Exceptional Civilian Service, the highest award the Army can bestow upon a civilian. His wife, Nancy, holds a PhD in Water Resources Systems Engineering and is a Senior Management Scientist at RAND.