Mr. Michael P. Fedoroff
TNTCX Deputy Director
Tribal Liaison/Operations Chief
Michael P. Fedoroff serves as the Deputy to the Director of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise (TNTCX) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this position he manages the daily operations of the TNTCX’s support program for both military and civil works.
Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Fedoroff was Tribal Liaison, Mobile District, South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—a position he held from October 2012 to August 2017. Mr. Fedoroff also served as the United States Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Senior Inland Environmental Compliance manager with responsibilities for managing and conducting Tribal consultation involving cultural resource research designs, Section 106, historic properties management, mitigation work plans, avoidance plans, and other matters related to USACE Civil Works Planning and Environmental and Military Support. Mr. Fedoroff has developed extensive knowledge and experience in the field techniques required for working in rugged and remote locations, and his field experience includes work in the Southeastern United States, Central America, and Southeast Asia.
Fedoroff holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Anthropology from the University of Southern Mississippi where he graduated Cum Laude. He is currently enrolled in the PhD Program for Anthropology at the University of Alabama. Mr. Fedoroff’s decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3 awards), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Navy Unit Commendation, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (3 awards). Additional accolades include the South Atlantic Division’s 2016 Planning Achievement Award “Team of the Year” (Team lead), and the 2017-2018 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region, Regional Director's Conservation Award.
He also a member of several professional anthropology societies, including the Society of American Archaeology, the Southeastern Archaeology Conference, and the National Archaeology Council of Councils. Mr. Fedoroff also serves on several National Advisory Teams for USACE policy including Tribal Affairs, and is a registered professional archaeologist in the United States of America. He has worked with Indigenous groups all across the globe and enjoys exploring opportunities for collaboration with Native American communities.