Sue Cange has been the Acting Oak Ridge Office Assistant Manager for EM since October 6, 2011, and she will continue in her role as Deputy Assistant Manager.

ORO_EM_Logo_SmallEnvironmental Management (EM) announced that Mark Whitney has been selected as the Oak Ridge Office Assistant Manager for Environmental Management, effective August 2012.

“Mark is an engaging leader with a broad understanding of DOE-wide programs and policies and has a history of proven success developing and implementing strategies to improve organizational performance,” said David Huizenga, Senior Advisor for EM. “I am pleased Mark has agreed to take on this important role and devote his talents to the nuclear waste cleanup mission in his home state of Tennessee.”

Whitney has served as the Acting Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration since July 2011, overseeing the day-to-day operations of a $2.3 billion nuclear security and nonproliferation program. He has been a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service since 2005, serving in various positions at DOE headquarters and internationally.

“I look forward to working with Sue Cange and the EM Oak Ridge Organization as we continue this important cleanup mission for the community and the nation,” said Whitney.

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Source: Nuclear Decommissioning Report
Image: Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management