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Anthony J. Paresa, P.E.

Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management

Published Feb. 21, 2012
Anthony J. Paresa is the Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management at the Honolulu District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered at Fort Shafter on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. He also serves as the Chief of the Programs and Project Management Division. The Honolulu District’s major mission areas include: executing the U.S. Army’s military construction program in Hawaii; supporting U.S. military installations through engineering, environmental, and construction management services; executing Civil Works projects and studies for the State of Hawaii and U.S. territories in the Pacific; providing engineering, environmental, design, and construction services for the State of Hawaii and Federal Agencies in the Pacific through the USACE Interagency and International Services program; and supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to natural disasters in Hawaii and the U.S. Territories throughout the Pacific. Mr. Paresa is responsible for successfully executing these programs and supporting all associated partners and supported commanders. In fiscal year 2010, the Honolulu District provided engineering design, study, environmental, and construction services totaling well over $1 billion.

Mr. Paresa previously served as the Deputy Chief, Programs and Project Management Division for the Honolulu District where he led a staff of 65 engineers, scientists, accountants and administrative professionals to successfully execute the Honolulu District’s diverse Military, Environmental and Civil Works programs.

Mr. Paresa previously held a variety of positions within the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include Senior Military Program Manager, Air Force Program Manager, Army Program Manager and Environmental Program Manager, supporting Corps Districts in Alaska, Japan, Honolulu, and Korea in their successful execution of critical projects. He has also served as the Chief, Hawaii County Support Department on the island of Hawaii for the Department of the Army’s Directorate of Public Works and spent 4 years in Japan as an Air Force Project Manager for the Corps Japan District.

Mr. Paresa holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hawaii. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in the State of Hawaii and is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers. He is active in his community and was formerly the vice-Chairman for the Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board.