The Military Enhances Security
Through Energy and Water Efficiency
Examples of Successful Strategies
Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Texas Capitol, Legislative Conference Center, E2.002
Purpose: This forum will focus on examples from Texas military installations to highlight successful strategies and initiatives:
- What our armed forces are doing to reduce energy and water dependencies, increase efficiency and reduce costs.
- How well they are performing, what savings results they see, and lessons learned about replicating them.
Welcome by The Honorable Mark Strama, State Representative, District 50
- Mr. Gregory Kuhr, Director, Facilities & Logistics, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (Presentation)
- Mr. Brian Dosa, Director of Public Works, Fort Hood (Presentation)
- Col. Tracy Norris, Director of Construction & Facilities Management, Camp Mabry (Presentation)
- Moderator Tom Fitzpatrick
Biographies of Distinguished Guest Panel
Mr. Greg Kuhr
Director, Facilities & Logistics,
U.S. Army Installation Management Command
Mr. Greg Kuhr was appointed to the Army Senior Executive Service in September 2011 as the Director, Facilities and Logistics, G-4, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, headquartered in San Antonio. In this capacity he manages headquarters staff support and oversees public works and logistics operations for all U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) installations. As a military engineer officer for twenty six years, he held various command and staff assignments in the United States and overseas.
Mr. Brian L. Dosa
Director of Public Works, Fort Hood
Mr. Brian L. Dosa began his civilian career in July 2010 as the Fort Hood Director of Public Works. Mr. Dosa previously served as a member of the active duty Army, with his military career spanning 25 years, from May 1985 until July 2010. His last active duty assignment was as the Director, Maneuver Support and Sustainment Test Directorate, US Operational Test Command, Fort Hood, TX. Colonel Dosa graduated from the US Military Academy in 1985 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the Joint and Combined Staff Officer School, and the US Army War College. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Col. Tracy R. Norris, Texas Army National Guard
Director of Construction & Facilities Management, Texas Military Forces
Col. Tracy R. Norris is the Director of the Construction and Facilities Management Office for the Texas Army National Guard based at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas. Col. Norris serves as the principle advisor to the leadership of the Texas Army National Guard on all real property, military construction, environmental and energy programs. In this capacity, Col. Norris leads and executes the short and long-range planning, with the Adjutant General’s approval, for future development of land, facilities, and infrastructure for the State. In her most recent deployment, she served in Iraq as Chief of Staff with the 36th Infantry Division in 2010 for Operation New Dawn. The 36ID commanded and controlled the nine southern provinces of Iraq. The Division returned in September 2011 after assisting in the set-up of the U.S. Consulate in Basra for the U.S. Department of State.