The Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway Association (WTWA) Board of Directors Announces New President




The Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway Association (WTWA) Board of Directors announces W. Wynne Fuller has been appointed President of the Association as of August 1, 2021.

Larry Merrihew has announced his retirement. Larry will continue on staff until September 30, 2021. Larry served the Association for fourteen years following a long career in economic development and banking.

Wynne Fuller joins the Association following a long and distinguished career in the Army Corps of Engineers, serving as the Chief of the Mobile District Operations Division for over twenty-five years overseeing the operations and management of the District Civil Works infrastructure including over 2,000 miles of inland and coastal waterway with the Black Warrior – Tombigbee Waterway prominent among his many responsibilities.

Mr. Fuller holds a Master of Science Degree from the National Defense University in National Resource Strategy, and Bachelor of Science Degrees from the University of South Alabama in Civil Engineering and the University of Tennessee in Natural Science. He is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Army’s Command and General Staff College.

Commissioned as an Army Engineer Officer in 1970, Wynne Fuller retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service in 2000 following a series of command and staff assignments in engineering, aviation, logistics/transportation throughout the U.S., Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Mr. Fuller’s many contributions in his civilian career have been recognized with the award of the Department of Defense’s Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the Superior Civilian Service Award, and the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service. He is recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Emergency Manager of the Year in 1989 and as the Civilian of the Year in 1991. Other recognition includes the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal for his military service. He is recipient of both the Silver and Bronze Order of De Fleury medals for his service as an Army engineer.

To learn more about the WTWA, and the benefits of becoming a member, please visit their website, Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway Association.

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