THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MADELYN R. CREEDON AS DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR DEFENSE PROGRAMS, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY The President today announced his intent to nominate Madelyn R.
Creedon as Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration at the Department of Energy.
Ms. Madelyn R. Creedon, of Indianapolis, Indiana, is currently Counsel for the Minority Staff of the Senate Committee on Armed Services and is responsible for the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. From 1995-1997, she served as Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy for National Security Programs. Ms. Creedon was General Counsel for the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission from 1994-1995. From 1990-1994, she was Counsel for the Majority Staff of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. Previously, Ms. Creedon spent ten years as a trial attorney and Acting Assistant General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel at the Department of Energy.
Ms. Creedon received a B.A. degree from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana and a J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
The Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration at the Department of Energy directs the nation's nuclear weapons research, development, testing, production, and surveillance programs. This individual also is responsible for the management of defense nuclear waste and byproducts and oversees research in inertial confinement fusion.