THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ALVIN L. ALM, ASSISTANT
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
President Clinton today announced the nomination of Alvin L. Alm of Virginia, as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Mr. Alm currently serves as the Director and Sector Vice President for the Environmental Business Area at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a position he has held since 1989. Mr. Alm is the former Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Technologies Corporation and the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Thermal Analytical Corporation. Mr. Alm served as Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Prior to that he managed a research program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. In !970, Mr. Alm served as the first staff director of the newly created Council on Environmental Quality. In 1973, he became the EPA Assistant Administrator for Planning and Management where he was responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, policy and internal management. In 1977, Mr. Alm became the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Energy. Mr. Alm currently serves as Co-Chair of the Department of Energy's Environmental Management Advisory Board, and as a board member of the Energy and Environmental Policy Institute. He also serves as a member of the following boards: the Environmental Export Council, the Harvard Environmental Health Council, and the Center for Hazardous Materials Research.
As Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management, Mr. Alm will be responsible for directing all environmental management activities at the Department's nuclear weapon sites including waste management operation, environmental restoration, environmental compliance, and related technology development and demonstration activities.