Garden City – David G. Wallace, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former aerospace executive is the new Deputy Director of the Planning and Projects Division for the Ada County Highway District (ACHD), as of November 1, 2012.
Wallace, 59, comes to the District with 37 years of management and executive experience, including 25 years of U.S. Air Force service. Most recently, Wallace served as a Baltimore-based program manager, overseeing Northrop Grumman Electronics Systems F-16 Radar Program Development for U.S. and Allied Air Forces.
Wallace will manage 32 employees in ACHD’s division responsible for the development all of ACHD’s strategic planning products, establishing the design for ACHD’s projects, confirming and acquiring right-of-way access for these projects, for the implementation of road, intersection, bridge and sidewalk projects, and coordinating with utility companies in advance of road construction.
"I am delighted to join the ACHD team, and look forward to sustaining the already strong initiatives, community coordination and professionally developed projects that ACHD is well known for," Wallace said.
Wallace received a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor of science degree in History and International Affairs from the U.S. Air Force Academy.