Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management
Mr. Mark Whitney was named Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) in May 2014. A member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service for more than nine years, Mr. Whitney joined DOE in 2005 and has served EM and the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management
Dr. Monica Regalbuto was named Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) in June 2014. In this role, Dr. Regalbuto leads EM’s mission units and applies her technical expertise to advance EM’s cleanup mission across the DOE complex.
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.
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.
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Corporate Services for Environmental Management
Ms. Melody Bell provides strategic leadership and direction to EM’s mission-enabling activities. In this role, as well as in the role of Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary which she has held since 2012, Ms. Bell oversees human capital, information technology, and business services operations. She is a career member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service with more than 20 years of leadership experience building high-performing organizations in both the private and public sectors.