Dick Lee Porter Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Missouri, 1958.
Vocational agriculture instructor McCook Nebraska City Schools, 1958—1960. Agriculture economist Bureau Reclamation, Department Interior, McCook, 1960—1963. Contracts & repayment specialist Pueblo, Colorado, 1963—1967.
Economist Washington, 1967—1974. Chief economics branch, 1974—1984. Chief special projects, 1984—1988.
Chief environmental & planning branch, since 1988. United States delegate steering committee Joint Activity on Multipurpose Hydraulic Projects, Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1978—1980. Member economics committee United States Water Resource Council, Washington, 1975—1976, interior member special task force, 1968—1970.
Secretary United States Section International Souris-Red Rivers Engineering Board, International Joint Commission United States Canada, 1984—1985. Washington office administrator Small Reclamation Projects Program & Colorado River Water Quality Improvement Program, since 1984. Interior member United States Department Agriculture Colorado River Salinity Control Coordinating Committee, since 1984.
Member Interior Irrigation Drainage Task Group, since 1988. Liaison representative reclamation National Academy of Sciences, since 1989.
When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.
Married Patti S. Tennison Porter, June 15, 1958. Children: Teresa L., Tamara L.