Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Corporate Services for Environmental Management
Ms. Melody Bell, is currently the acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Corporate Services in the Office of Environmental Management. Previously she served as the Senior Advisor to the Associate Deputy Secretary (ADS) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Secretary Chu established the Office of the ADS to drive improvements in mission execution and assure that they are efficiently and effectively implemented throughout the Department of Energy. Ms.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition & Project Management for Environmental Management
Mr. J. E. “Jack” Surash is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Acquisition and Project Management. He is responsible for developing and implementing site and project specific acquisition and contract strategies, and for overseeing placement and execution of all Office of Environmental Management (EM) contracts in the Field.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management, Office of Environmental Management
Frank Marcinowski has more than 23 years experience ensuring the safe use, management and oversight of radioactive and nuclear materials. He has extensive expertise in environmental policy development and governmental affairs on a national, regional and local level. He joined the Department of Energy (DOE) in 2004 and currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management for the Department’s Environmental Management (EM) Program.
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety, Security, and Quality Programs for Environmental Management
James A. Hutton is the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety, Security, and Quality Programs and Chief Nuclear Safety Advisor for the DOE Office of Environmental Management. He has 30 years of civilian and military nuclear safety experience and training and is qualified as a DOE Senior Technical Safety Manager and Nuclear Safety Specialist, and licensed as an NRC Senior Reactor Operator.