Regional Administrator for EPA's South Central Region (Region 6)
David W. Gray
David W. Gray serves as the Acting Regional Administrator for EPA Region 6. His responsibilities include overseeing the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas, and 66 tribal nations.
Mr. Gray has more than 30 years of experience in EPA’s Region 6 as a leader with oversight for planning and management of the technical and administrative aspects of Region 6 activities. Before becoming Acting Regional Administrator, Mr. Gray served as the Region’s Deputy Regional Administrator. He also served as Director of External Affairs for 20 years, overseeing the Region’s government and public affairs programs and focusing on policy implementation in the five states that make up Region 6. During his career, Mr. Gray has gained extensive experience in overseeing crisis communication programs during nationally significant incidents including EPA’s response to Hurricane Katrina, Deep Water Horizon and most recently, Hurricane Harvey.