David Shafer - Team Leader, Asset Management
David Shafer is the Team Leader for the Asset Management Team in the Office of Legacy Management (LM). The team provides support to the Environmental Teams in the areas of environmental compliance and sustainability, safety and quality assurance, stakeholder relations, real and personal property management, and facilities management and security. In addition, the team manages LM’s Uranium Leasing Program, the Title X Uranium and Thorium Program, the calibration test pads facilities, and beneficial site reuse. David is also responsible for LM’s activities with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
David worked previously for U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) from 1989 to 1998, primarily for the Office of Environmental Management at DOE Headquarters, working with environmental restoration projects managed out of the DOE offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as the Hanford Site in Washington State. From 1998 to 2011, he was a research professor at Desert Research Institute, a nonprofit research organization of the Nevada System of Higher Education, where he did research for Federal agencies including DOE, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Science Foundation, as well as conducting work in China and Australia. Dr. Shafer joined LM in April 2011.