E Committee Meetings and Activities

1. Committee Meeting, June 22-23, 1998 National Research Council, Washington, D.C.

Presentations

Department of Energy (DOE)

DOE Project Management Systems

Antonio Tavares, Director

Office of Project and Fixed Asset Management

Office of Energy Research Construction Project Management

Daniel Lehman, Director

Construction Management Support Division, Office of Energy Research

DOE Privatization and Contract Reform

Walter Howes, Director

Office of Privatization

Response to Committee Questions and Scheduling of Site Visits

Peter Devlin, Associate Director

Office of Fixed Asset Management



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--> E Committee Meetings and Activities 1. Committee Meeting, June 22-23, 1998 National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Presentations Department of Energy (DOE) DOE Project Management Systems Antonio Tavares, Director Office of Project and Fixed Asset Management Office of Energy Research Construction Project Management Daniel Lehman, Director Construction Management Support Division, Office of Energy Research DOE Privatization and Contract Reform Walter Howes, Director Office of Privatization Response to Committee Questions and Scheduling of Site Visits Peter Devlin, Associate Director Office of Fixed Asset Management

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--> General Accounting Office Policies and Practices of the DOE for Major Systems and Other Construction Projects Victor Rezendes, Director, Energy, Resources, and Science Issues Gary Jones, Associate Director, Energy, Resources, and Science Issues Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Selected DNFSB Recommendations and Recent Activities Related to the Design and Construction of DOE Facilities John T. Conway, Chairman A.J. Eggenberger, Vice Chairman Joseph DiNunno, Member John Mansfield, Member Steve Krahn, Deputy Technical Director 2. Site Visit, July 13, 1998 DOE Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Presentations Program Office Project Activities Beverly Cook, Acting Principal Deputy Director Office of Nuclear Energy James Decker, Deputy Director Office of Energy Research Michael Knotek, Program Advisor For Science and Technology Office of the Secretary Stephen Mournighan, Director, Management Systems Office of Procurement & Assistance Management Ed Lazur, Director, Office of Construction and Capital Projects Office of Defense Programs Gregory H. Friedman, Acting Inspector General James Owendoff, Acting Assistant Secretary Office of Environmental Management Howard Canter, Acting Director Office of Fissile Material Disposition

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--> 3. Site Visit, July 20-21, 1998 Albuquerque Operations Office and Rocky Flats Field Office Presentations at the Albuquerque Operations Office Introduction and Overview Bruce Twining, Manager DOE Albuquerque Operations Office (DOE-AL), and Earl Whiteman, Assistant Manager for Technology and Site Programs DOE-AL Project Management Roles and Responsibilities John Themelis, Deputy Assistant Manager for Environment/Project Management DOE-AL Environmental Management Project Activities George Rael, Director, Environmental Restoration Division Office DOE-AL Budget Formulation Activities in Support of the Acquisition Process and Project Management Frank Baca, Chief Financial Officer DOE-AL Contract Activities in Support of the Acquisition Process and Project Management Bill Meyers, Director, Contracts and Procurement Division DOE-AL Roles, Responsibilities and Processes for Facility Acquisition/Project Management at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) John Bretzke, Group Leader, Facilities Engineering LANL Roles, Responsibilities and Processes for Facility Acquisition/Project Management at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Stan Harrison, Program Manager, Technical Services Program SNL, and Pamela McKeever, Manager, Corporate Programs SNL

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--> Presentations at the Rocky Flats Field Office Lance Schlag, Team Leader, Budget Group DOE Rocky Flats Field Office (DOE-RFFO) Keith Klein, Deputy Manager Technical Programs, DOE-RFFO Paul Golan, Assistant Manager for Program Planning and Integration DOE-RFFO Frazer Lockhart, Assistant Manager for Closure Projects DOE-RFFO Jessie Roberson, Manager DOE-RFFO Len Martinez, Chief Financial Officer Kaiser-Hill LLC Bob Card, President/CEO Kaiser-Hill LLC Larry Burdge, Vice President Planning and Integration Kaiser-Hill LLC 4. Site Visit, July 22-23, 1998 Savannah River Operations Office and Oak Ridge Operations Office Presentations at the Savannah River Operations Offices Introduction and Overview Greg Rudy, Manager DOE Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR); and Frank McCoy, Deputy Manager DOE-SR Program Focus and Overview John Anderson, Acting Assistant Manager, Nuclear Materials and Facility Stabilization, DOE-SR

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--> In Tank Precipitation Project Howard Gnann, Acting Assistant Manager, High Level Waste DOE-SR Overview of Projects and Operations Ambrose Schwallie, President Westinghouse Savannah River Company Overview of Projects and Operations John Oakland, Vice President, Projects Engineering and Construction Bechtel Savannah River, Inc. Overview of the Tritium Extraction Facility Rich Viviano, Supervisory Engineer DOE-SR Presentations at the Oak Ridge Operations Office Organizational Overview and Projects Discussion, Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation (LMER), and Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES) James C. Hall, Manager Oak Ridge Operations Office (DOE-OR) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Organization and Management Team, Technical Issues, Cost Estimate, and Baseline David Wilfert, Deputy Project Manager SNS DOE-OR Transuranic Waste Project, the Foster-Wheeler Contract, and Disposal Cell Project Rodney Nelson, Assistant Manager for Environmental Management DOE-OR DOE Internal Reviews (Office of Energy Research) and Lessons Learned from the Superconducting Super Collider Edward G. Cumesty, Assistant Manager for Laboratories DOE-OR ORNL and Relationships with DOE Site Offices Jerry H. Swanks, Deputy Director Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), LMER

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--> Engineering and Construction Funding, Staff, Contracting, and Project Management Edward Krieg, Director, Engineering and Construction ORNL, LMER Bechtel Jacobs Organization and M&I Contract James Thiesing, Vice Present and Deputy General Manager Bechtel Jacobs Company L.L.C. Organizational Overview and Infrastructure Needs Todd Butz, Y-12 Plant Manager LMES 5. Site Visit, July 28-29, 1998 Richland Operations Office and Idaho Falls Operations Office Presentations at the Richland Operations Offices Lloyd Piper, Deputy Manager DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) Michael Hughes, President Bechtel Hanford, Inc. William Madia, Director Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Ronald Hanson, Acting President Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. Peter Knollmeyer, Assistant Manager for Facility Transition DOE-RL David Evans, Program Manager B Plant, DOE-RL Merilyn Reeves, Member Hanford Advisory Board

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--> Presentations at the Idaho Operations Offices Warren Bergholz, Deputy Manager DOE Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) Lee Williams, Project Manager DOE-ID Dave Herrin, Project Manager DOE-ID John Wilcynski, Manager DOE-ID Jeff Hoyles, Director Procurement Services Division Office of the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer DOE-ID Bob Secondo, Special Technical Assistant/Project Manager Office of Program Execution DOE-ID Mike Bonkoski, Program Director Office of Program Execution DOE-ID Jerry Lyle, Assistant Manager Office of Program Execution DOE-ID 6. Committee Meeting, August 3-4,1998 National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Presentations Issues and Overview of Construction Project Management and Delivery Charles McGinnis, Retired Associate Director Construction Industry Institute, University of Texas-Austin Project Management and Project Delivery-Issues and Concerns of DOE Contractors Hank Hatch, Former President/CEO Fluor Daniel Hanford, and COO Select, American Society of Civil Engineers

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--> Discussion of House Report 105-271 Jeannie Wilson, Staff Assistant House Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Discussion of Fiscal Year 1999 DOE Appropriations Don McKinnon, Staff Assistant House Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development DOE Project Management Systems Frank Peters, Deputy Director Office of Field Management DOE Project Management Policy and Practices Tony Tavares, Director, Project and Fixed Asset Management Office of Field Management Project Performance Analysis Studies for DOE's Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management David Gottschlich, Area Manager Independent Project Analysis, Inc. 7. Writing Group Meeting, October 7-9, 1998 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center National Academies of Sciences and Engineering Irvine, California 8. Committee Meeting, October 29-30, 1998 J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center of the National Academy of Sciences Woods Hole, Massachusetts 9. Committee Meeting, December 1-2, 1998 National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Presentations Department of Defense Project Control Systems Wayne Abba, Senior Program Analyst Office of the Under Secretary of Defense DOE Environmental Management Independent Reviews Thad Konopnicki, Special Assistant Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management

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--> DOE Project Management Reform Initiatives Thomas Todd, Director Office of Field Management