Official Biography

William Scully

Deputy District Engineer (Project Management)

Published Jan. 10, 2013

William (Bill) Scully joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the New England Division in 1968 following five years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force as a Civil Engineering Officer.  His civilian service career began with the Programs Office, and he became Chief of that office in 1983.

From June to December 1990, Mr. Scully served as Acting Director of Construction.  In December 1990, he became Deputy Division Engineer for Project Management with responsibility for the overall planning, developing, coordinating and directing of all activities associated with the Division's Life Cycle Project Management System and other major project activities requiring executive oversight.   (Note: in 1997 the New England Division was reconstituted as the New England District under the operational control of the North Atlantic Division headquartered in New York City).   He continues to serve in that position today and, as a dual-hatted position, Mr. Scully also serves as Chief of the Programs and Project Management Division. 

In addition, since 1998, Mr. Scully has served as the District's primary member on the North Atlantic Division's Regional Management Board.    With an area of responsibility that spans Maine to Virginia as well as support to the Army and Air Force in Europe, the North Atlantic Regional Business Center has district offices in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk and Wiesbaden, Germany.   The Board's purposes include looking at long-term issues and developing strategic plans; maintaining a Regional Business Plan that develops and utilizes effective, efficient and consistent business practices; addressing regional resource demands and optimization, workload forecasting and management; developing workforce needs and capabilities for the region; promoting and enhancing teamwork, and; creating a corporate climate.            

Mr. Scully holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and has completed a six-week Advanced Resources Management Course in residence at Syracuse University's graduate school of management.  A Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, Mr. Scully is a Life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of the Society of American Military Engineers.  His many awards include the Superior Civilian Service Award bestowed by the Chief of Engineers.