Strong, J.D.

Author Description

J. D. Strong was named Executive Director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) in October 2010. He previously served as Oklahoma’s Secretary of Environment, where he coordinated activities of the Environmental Cabinet, including the Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources Board, and Department of Wildlife Conservation. Under Strong’s leadership, the OWRB updated the Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan, a 50-year water supply assessment and policy strategy to meet Oklahoma’s future water needs. Strong represents Oklahoma on the Western States Water Council and Chairs its Water Quality Committee, and also serves as Oklahoma’s Commissioner on four Congressionally-approved interstate water Compact Commissions.

Authored Reports

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma