San Francisco District Executive Leadership

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Lt. Col. Timothy W. Shebesta

Commander and District Engineer



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Major Shantel Glass

Deputy District Commander



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Tommy Williams

Deputy District Engineer of​ Programs, Planning & ​ Project Management​




  • Major Shantel Glass

    Maj. Shantel Glass is the deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District in San Francisco, Calif. The district’s mission is to deliver safe and innovative navigation, flood risk, ecosystem restoration, and government facilities solutions and support for the nation. Maj. Glass is a native of Aberdeen, Miss. He commissioned on Nov. 13, 2008, as a graduate of the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School. At the time he commissioned, he had earned Bachelor of Science degrees in exercise science and kinesiology from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). He has also earned a master’s degree in military history. He is in his 17th year of service.
  • Lt. Col. Timothy W. Shebesta

    Lt. Col. Timothy W. Shebesta is a native of Antioch, IL. He commissioned in the U.S. Army on Dec. 17, 2006 as an Engineer Officer after graduation from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He has also earned a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota. He holds a current license as a Professional Engineer and a Project Management Professional certification.  Lt. Col. Shebesta is in his 16th year of Army Service. 
  • Stu E. Townsley

    Stu Townsley is the Deputy District Engineer for Project Management for San Francisco District. He is responsible for the delivery of the District’s Planning, Construction and O&M Civil Works, Military and Interagency and International Services projects in addition to oversight of the Clean Water Act Regulatory program.