John A. Barron currently serves as the City Engineer and Public Works Director for the City of Altus. He also serves as the community’s Floodplain Administrator. Prior to Altus, Johnny worked at City of Ponca City where he served as the CRS Coordinator and helped upgrade CRS certification to Class 5. He also worked at the Oklahoma Water Resources in the Financial Assistance Division where he assisted communities with the financing and construction of municipal water and wastewater projects.
Prior to his move to Oklahoma in 2010, Johnny served as Stormwater Engineer for Douglas County, GA, where he helped establish a new stormwater utility. During this time, he also managed several flood studies and map revisions and was responsible for obtaining $6 million in FEMA grants for mitigation projects. Johnny served on the technical advisory committee that helped to develop the Georgia Stormwater Management Manual. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association of Floodplain Management and the Regional Representative for the Greater Atlanta region.
Johnny currently serves as Region 4 Representative and past-chair for the Mitigation Committee. He graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University with a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager.