Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Nancy Stoner is the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she leads the Agency’s work to protect the nation’s water resources. Under her leadership, EPA’s Office of Water is responsible for the safety of drinking water for 290 million Americans and the Agency’s work to protect the nation’s streams, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Ms. Stoner also oversees WaterSense, a program that offers people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products and homes.
Ms. Stoner’s career in environmental policy and law began in 1987 as a trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She then served at EPA as the Director of the Office of Policy Analysis in the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance and at the Natural Resources Defense Council as the Co-Director of the Water Program. Ms. Stoner is a 1986 graduate of Yale Law School and a 1982 graduate of the University of Virginia.