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A. Stanley Meiburg (Stan), Acting Regional Administrator for EPA’s Southeast Region
A. Stanley Meiburg (Stan) is the Acting Regional Administrator for EPA Region 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Stan came to Region 4 as Deputy Regional Administrator in April 1996, following service as Deputy Regional Administrator in EPA’s Region 6 office in Dallas, Texas. He has served as Acting Regional Administrator during transitions in both Region 4 and Region 6.
Stan joined EPA in 1977, serving in a variety of positions in Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, N.C., and Dallas, Texas before coming to Atlanta. He is only the second person in the history of EPA to have been Deputy Regional Administrator in more than one Region, and served as Acting Regional Administrator during transitions in both Regions 4 and 6, for a total of three years. In addition to his EPA experience, Stan spent 2007 to 2008 on detail as the National EPA Liaison to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta
From 1990 to 1995 Stan was Director of the Air, Pesticides and Toxics Division in EPA Region 6. From 1985 to 1990 he was Director of the Planning and Management Staff of EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Durham, North Carolina, leading work on the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments as well as planning and budgeting for the air program. From 1977 to 1984 he served in EPA headquarters in Washington, including as Executive Assistant to Deputy Administrator Alvin L. Alm. He also served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, and began his career with EPA as an analyst in the Program Evaluation Division.
Throughout his career with EPA, Stan has worked on issues that affect the entire agency. In 2003, Stan led a management review of EPA’s Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training which reframed the mission and operation of that office. He also served from 2001 to 2010 as Executive Director of EPA’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board, focusing on innovative financing of water and wastewater treatment and financial assurance requirements for hazardous waste management. In 2004 Stan led EPA’s participation in the establishment of the Integrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks with ten other Cabinet Departments and agencies. He has served on many EPA task forces and promoted innovation within the Agency. One such innovation enabled the construction of Atlantic Station, a $2 billion brownfields/smart growth project in midtown Atlanta.
Stan holds the B.A. degree from Wake Forest University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from The Johns Hopkins University. He has received numerous awards over the course of his career, including recognition as a Meritorious Federal Executive in 1997 and Distinguished Federal Executive in 2012. He also received EPA’s Gold Medal for his work on the Clean Air Act Amendments and Silver Medal for work on State-Federal relations.