Director, Office of Restoration and Damage Assessment
U.S. Department of the Interior
Steve Glomb is Director of the Office of Restoration and Damage Assessment in the U.S. Department of the Interior. He manages the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program, coordinating and leading multiple interdisciplinary Bureaus and Offices in the Department’s mission to restore natural resources injured as a result of oil spills or hazardous substance releases in the environment. He has focused on the restoration aspects of Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration since 2002. Prior to working in the Restoration Program, he spent four years in the Department’s Office of Budget and on detail to the House Appropriations Committee. Earlier in his federal career he held several different natural resource and environmental management positions, including leading the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to protect coastal ecosystems under the Coastal Barriers Resources Act and working to establish comprehensive watershed management plans in EPA’s National Estuary Program. In his first real job after graduate school, Steve served as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching freshwater aquaculture to farmers in Africa. He received an MS in Biological Oceanography from Florida State University and a BS in Fisheries Biology from the University of Massachusetts.