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Campbell Tapped to be NNSA's Director of Congressional, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Acting Administrator Bill Ostendorff named David A. Campbell to be the director of the office of congressional, intergovernmental and public affairs at the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). In this position, Campbell will be responsible for the NNSA's communications and interactions with external audiences, including the U.S. Congress, state, tribal and local governments, and the media.

"David will be an excellent addition to NNSA's senior management team," said Ostendorff. "He has a strong track record of building positive relationships and I know that he will bring the leadership necessary to continue the strong and effective dialogue that we currently enjoy with our stakeholders in Washington and the communities near our national security facilities."

Campbell has over 15 years of experience in analyzing, implementing and managing programs in the defense, energy, and environmental markets. Prior to joining NNSA, Campbell was vice president of government and international relations for Weston Solutions, Inc., a national environmental response and remediation, construction and redevelopment company. He was manager of external corporate affairs for British Nuclear Fuels Group, USA. He also served as a senior program manager for Science Applications International Corporation, where he managed contracts that provided support to the Department of Energy.

Campbell is a graduate of James Madison University and has a master's degree in international relations from George Washington University. He lives in Virginia with his wife and four children.

Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a separately organized agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, reliability and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear testing; works to reduce global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.

Media contact(s):
NNSA Public Affairs (202) 586-7371