THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ROSE EILENE GOTTEMOELLER TO SERVE AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NON-PROLIFERATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
The President today announced his intent to nominate Rose Eilene Gottemoeller to serve as Assistant Secretary for Non-Proliferation and National Security at the Department of Energy.
Ms. Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Falls Church, Virginia, is presently serving as Director of the Office of Nonproliferation and National Security at Department of Energy. From 1993 to 1994, Ms. Gottemoeller was the Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council. From 1994 to 1997, she was Deputy Director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. From 1992 to 1993, Ms. Gottemoeller served as the Director of the Transition, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. From 1978 to 1992, she was a social scientist at the RAND Corporation where her research focused on the security policy of former Soviet states. Ms. Gottemoeller also served as adjunct professorial lecturer at Georgetown University from 1989 to 1992.
Ms. Gottemoeller received a B.S. in Russian, cum laude, from Georgetown University and an M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University.
The Assistant Secretary for Non-Proliferation and National Security at the Department of Energy is a new position. The Assistant Secretary serves as the Secretary's principal advisor on matters of nonproliferation and arms control, nonproliferation research and development programs, emergency management policy, and the safeguards and security at the Department of Energy.