Dwight F. Metzler

Dwight Metzler
  • B.S. Civil Engineering 1940
  • Kansas Secretary of Health and Environment
  • Elected 2011

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Dwight Metzler was honored for his dedication to the protection and proper use of America's water resources. He served the state of Kansas as chief of water supply and development for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  His service at the national level included a term as president of the executive board of the American Public Health Association.  He was a member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering. The KU School of Engineering awarded him the Distinguished Engineering Service Award in 1984.