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E-M:/ New EPA Region 5 Administrator

Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>


SUBJECT:    Selection of Region 5 Administrator

FROM: Administrator Stephen L. Johnson

TO:         All EPA Employees

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mary A. Gade to serve as

Region 5 Administrator.

Mary has over twenty years of experience in environmental regulation and

enforcement.  Since July 1999, she has been a partner in the national

Environmental Practice Group at the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath &

Rosenthal LLP. in Chicago, Illinois.  Previously, Mary served as the

Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).  At

this post, she provided policy advice to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar and

oversaw the implementation and administration of all environmental laws

and programs for the state.  Prior to joining the IEPA, she held various

positions at the U.S. EPA, including Deputy Assistant Administrator of

the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Associate Division

Director for Superfund, and Deputy Director of the Waste Management

Division.  Mary holds a bachelor degree from the University of

Wisconsin, and a J.D. from the Washington University School of Law.

In addition, I would like to thank Bharat Mathur for serving as Acting

Regional Administrator since April of 2006.  He will resume his position

as Deputy Regional Administrator.

Please join me in welcoming Mary and in thanking Bharat for his

continued service to the Agency.


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