America's Watershed Board of Directors

A diverse board includes participants from across the watershed and different sectors.

Dan Mecklenborg

Ingram Barge Company. Nashville, Tennessee


Dan joined Ingram Barge Company in 1996 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer in 2002. He is responsible for the company’s Legal, Claims, Safety, Environmental and Governmental Affairs functions. He also leads Custom Fuel Services, which is an Ingram subsidiary engaged in the sale and distribution of marine fuels and lubricants at ten locations throughout the inland river system.

Dan has been actively involved in civic and professional organizations throughout his career. In 2003 he completed a four-year term as a Member and then Chairman of the Inland Waterways Users Board. He rejoined the Users Board in 2013 as Ingram’s representative. Dan currently serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Waterways Council, Inc. and was its Chairman from 2007 through 2009. Since 2010, Dan has served on the Board of The Nature Conservancy’s Great Rivers Partnership. He also serves on the Steering Committee for America’s Watershed Initiative.

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Dayton in 1977, and his Juris Doctor degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 1981. He is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Ohio.