Eric Bush has worked for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers since 2001. In January 2022, he was selected to the Senior Executive Service. As Chief of Planning and Policy in HQ’s Civil Works Directorate, Mr. Bush is responsible for Civil Works policy and guidance, overall Planning program development and execution, and strategic leadership of the Civil Works Planning Community of Practice. Mr. Bush also serves as leader of the Corps’ Mississippi Valley and Southwestern Divisions Regional Integration Teams. He previously served as Chief of South Atlantic Division (SAD)’s Planning and Policy Division (2015-2020) where he was responsible for program-level oversight of planning, environmental, and economics work performed in five district offices supporting the Division’s civil works mission in six southeastern states and two U. S. territories. Prior to coming to SAD, Bush was Chief of Jacksonville District’s Planning Division 2012-2015. He also served as Deputy Chief of Jacksonville District’s Everglades Program Management Office 2009-2011. Prior to working for the Corps of Engineers, Bush worked for 10 years for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, including four years on the interagency planning team responsible for the development of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Mr. Bush has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Science from Florida State University, has certificates from the University of Florida and George Washington University, and is a graduate of the Army Management and Staff College.
Eric Bush, SES, Chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Continuing education opportunities
Advance your career & earn credits
Browse ASCE's comprehensive library of education opportunities and search by technical area, topic, or product.Search now