Jane Powell - Team Leader Planning, Budget, and Acquisition
Ms. Powell has more than 30 years of experience with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), under multiple regulatory regimes, primarily in leading and managing sites and successfully completing numerous, high profile, multimillion-dollar remediation and waste management projects.
Ms. Powell has been responsible for management and operation of two Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)-regulated sites in the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM) program, the Fernald Preserve, near Cincinnati, Ohio; and the Mound site, near Miamisburg, Ohio. Together, these sites had an annual budget of approximately $7 million. The Fernald Preserve Visitors Center project, completed in June 2008, received a U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, the first such building in Ohio to receive the certification and only the second for DOE.
Ms. Powell is the LM Planning, Budget, and Acquisition (PBA) Team Lead. PBA plans, develops, and implements improvements of efficiencies in business processes and identifies opportunities for reengineering or restructuring. Additional PBA responsibilities include strategic planning, budget formulation (i.e., identification of future spending priorities; assessment of program effectiveness; budget execution; management of accounts for assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenues, and expenses associated with the maintenance of DOE federal funds). Also, expenditure of federal appropriations such as Salaries and Expenses, Operation and Maintenance, Procurement, Working Capital, and Trust Funds, that are managed in accordance with applicable federal regulations.