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Friday, May 3, 2013
Who is LLNS, and who controls it?
Who is LLNS, and who controls it? From llnsllc.com Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is managed by a board of governors, a group of key scientific, academic, national security and business leaders from the LLNS partner companies. Chairman - Norman Pattiz. A UC Regent and chairs the Regents’ Committee on Oversight of the DOE Laboratories for LANL, LLNL, and LBNL. He is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Westwood One. Vice Chairman - Craig Alber. President of Bechtel Systems & Infrastructure, Inc. and Senior Vice President of Bechtel Group, Inc. Steven Beckwith is the UC’s vice president for research and graduate studies. William Frazer is senior vice president, emeritus of UC and professor of physics emeritus, UC Berkeley. John Gordon served as the first administrator of NNSA and undersecretary of the DOE, responsible for the nation’s nuclear weapons program. John Howanitz is the general manager of Nuclear Security & Allied Governments for Bechtel National, Inc. Donald Kintzer is currently associated with Korora Partners, a Silicon Valley based consulting company focused on general business advisory and executive coaching/mentoring services. He currently serves as a member of the LBNL Contract Assurance Council. Steven Koonin served as the second Under Secretary for Science at DOE, spent 5 years as Chief Scientist for BP, 10 years as Caltech Provost. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the JASON advisory group. Glenn Mara is the vice president laboratory management, UC Office of the President. He is responsible for the University's management oversight of LLNL, LANL, and LBNL. Richard Mies is the president and chief executive officer of Hicks and Associates, Inc. He serves concurrently as the deputy group manager of the Transformation, Training, Test and Logistics Group at SAIC. David Pethick is president of the Energy & Environment Business Group of URS Corporation's Washington Division. Ellen Tauscher is Strategic Advisor for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Tauscher served as a Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense with the State Department and as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. She represented California’s 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, chaired the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. Bruce Varner is a UC Regent. Jeff Wadsworth is the senior executive responsible for Battelle’s laboratory management business. He was the director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He served 10 years as a senior manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. David Walker is a senior vice president and manager of the functions and finance in Bechtel's U.S. Government business unit. Craig Weaver is Managing Director of Bechtel Management Company Limited the UK subsidiary of Bechtel Systems and Infrastructure Inc. ----------- By my count; University of California = 5 Bechtel = 4 URS = 1 Battelle = 1 Independent = 5 So isn't UC the controlling partner in LLNS?
By scooby at May 03, 2013
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