Charles Maguire joined EPA Region 6 in July 2018. He oversees the implementation of the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act in the five-state area of EPA’s Region 6. Charles came to Region 6 from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Austin, Texas, where he served as Director of the Radioactive Materials Division since 2012, and Director of Water Quality Division from 2009 to 2012. Charles’ resume includes experience as a senior executive and manager along with varied experience in environmental programs with an emphasis on water. Before joining TCEQ, Charles served for four years as the Manager of the Southwest Regional office of National Pork Producers Council in Dublin, Texas, coordinating the dairy industry certification program in Texas. Previously, Charles spent several years as the Assistant Director for Economics and Policy Analysis at the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and participated in the creation of the organization by the Texas Legislature. Prior to TIAER, Charles served as President and CEO of a small business and Assistant Vice-President in the banking industry. Charles holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University where he majored in Aerospace Engineering. He also holds a Master in Business Administration, Finance also from Texas A&M University.