Corps legal adviser heads to Savannah

Published 12:30 am Sunday, July 25, 2010

G. Rogers “Bitsy” Sloan, former assistant division counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division and Mississippi River Commission, has been named counsel of the Corps’ Savannah District.

Sloan, who began in 1986 as a real estate attorney with the Vicksburg District, will be the chief legal adviser to the district’s commander and senior civilian staff. Previously, she was the legal services team leader for the New Orleans, Memphis and St. Paul, Minn., districts; counsel to Task Force Hope following Hurricane Katrina; and interim district counsel for the Pittsburgh District.

A Clinton native and a 1975 graduate of All Saints’ Episcopal School, Sloan has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn., a master’s in law in government procurement from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and a law degree from Ole Miss.

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