America's Watershed Board of Directors

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


Brigadier General (Ret.) C. David Turner

President, American Water Military Services Group & Contract Services Group

David leads American Water’s Military Services Group (MSG) and Contract Services Group (CSG). MSG works with the United States Military to treat and supply water and to collect and treat wastewater for military installations all over the country as part of the federal government’s Utility Privatization Program. CSG provides water and wastewater treatment to local municipalities.

David is a retired Army general officer with 35 plus years of military service.  He served as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division. In this position, he oversaw planning, design and construction of projects to support the military, protect water resources, and restore and enhance the environment in eight southeastern states.  General Turner also served as Commanding General, South Pacific Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

David graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Sciences and has been named one of the university’s Distinguished Alumni. He also holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Wichita State University and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the U.S. Army War College. He is a Harvard Senior Executive Fellow.  Webster Groves High School Wall of Fame (2015).