Mr. Timothy K. Garrett
Director of Field Operations
Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives
Timothy K. Garrett, an Alabama native, is the Director of Field Operations for the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA). He provides oversight of Static Detonation Chamber operations to ensure the contractor meets and maintains Army, State, and Federal safety and security standards and environmental laws, regulations, and permit conditions. He also provides contractor performance evaluations to Headquarters as required. Mr. Garrett is charged with effectively implementing PEO ACWA’s strategic goals and providing chemical agent munitions and agent destruction managerial, and technical support to the chemical munitions storage sites in Colorado and Kentucky.
Mr. Garrett’s previous assignment was as the Site Project Manager for the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF) at Anniston Army Depot. The facility was designed and constructed to safely and efficiently destroy 2,254 U.S. tons of chemical agents (GB, VX and Mustard) in munitions stored on the depot.
The ANCDF was operational from August 2003 until September 2011. Mr. Garrett managed and mentored a team of government and contractor employees at the ANCDF for 13 years, safely demilitarizing all 661,529 munitions as well as 2,254 U.S. tons of nerve and mustard agent. The GB nerve agent campaign concluded in March 2006, followed by the VX nerve agent campaign which concluded in December 2008, and the mustard agent campaign concluding in September 2011.
Mr. Garrett’s Federal career began in 1987 as a Chemical Engineer in the Environmental Management Division, Anniston Army Depot. He subsequently became Chief of the Environmental Engineering Branch and then Chief, Environmental Control and Engineering Division. Mr. Garrett is a member of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps.
Mr. Garrett, a licensed Professional Engineer who grew up in Cullman, Alabama, graduated from Cullman High School in 1979. He received a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, both from The University of Alabama.