David Olson

Regulatory Program Manager
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Washington, DC


David Olsen is a Regulatory Program Manager at the Headquarters office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He has worked for the Corps since 1991, beginning as a Regulatory Project Manager at the Baltimore District, evaluating permit applications for work in waters and wetlands. In 2002, he began working at his current position at Corps Headquarters. He spent several years working on the 2008 mitigation rule for wetland and stream mitigation. He also manages the Corps’ nationwide permit program and also works on Endangered Species Act compliance and developing an approach for cumulative effects analysis.