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Franklin E. Coffman - EMAB Board Member

Franklin E. Coffman is a Senior Vice President for AECOM Government Services. He has 20 years of DOE program management experience focused on environmental programs for nuclear facilities— including service as DOE’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management for a $550 million/year nuclear and hazardous waste
program. He also managed the planning, execution, and integration of environmental remediation projects and hazardous facility decontamination and decommissioning at DOE and private industry sites, including the integration of multiple contractors and subcontractors at some 150 major sites and 6,000 contaminated facilities.

Dr. Coffman is responsible for AECOM’s DOE programs as well as emergency response, force protection, and post 9/11 security initiatives corporate-wide. As such, he is technical advisor to the firm and its program managers regarding technical, compliance and regulatory issues for DOE programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Hanford, Nevada Test Site, and other DOE facilities.

Dr. Coffman holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and a M.A. in Plasma Physics from Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Coffman has been nominated to serve on EMAB as a special Government employee in order to provide expert advice on large project planning and management.