WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden today announced his intention to serve the following key roles.
• Candidate for the Federal Minerals Safety and Health Assessment Commission Mary Lu Jordan
• Occupational Safety and Health Assessment Commission Candidate Candidate Susan Hartil
• Joseph Decarolis, Candidate for Energy Information Management Manager at the Department of Energy
• Candidate Maria Robinson, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electrical Engineering
• Candidate Christopher Frey, Assistant Administrator of the Office of Environmental Protection and Research and Development
• Eric de Ramantan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Government of Sweden
• Michael M. Adler, Special and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Government of Belgium
• Calvin Smire, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Dominican Republic
Candidate for the Federal Minerals Safety and Health Assessment Commission Mary Lu Jordan
Mary Jordan In 1994, he was appointed Commissioner of the Federal Minerals Safety and Health Assessment Commission and has served in that capacity ever since. She served as chair of the commission from 1994 to 2001, from 2009 to 2014, and from 2015 to 2017. The Commissioner’s last term ended on August 30, 2020, and she has since served as Senior Adviser to the Commission. .
From 1977 to 1994, she worked as a senior lawyer for the United States Mining Union. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and the School of Law in Antioch and is a member of the New York and DC Bar.
Susan Hartil, Commissioner for Occupational Safety and Health Assessment
Susan Hartil represents employers in matters of full employment law and the Employment Retirement Insurance Act (ERISA) with a focus on counseling, compliance, litigation and auditing and investigation. Ms. Hartle provides training to employers on harassment and discrimination, including harassment and discrimination. Prior to joining Hartl Morgan Lewis, she worked as an assistant attorney for the Department of Labor in the US Department of Labor (DOL), where she oversaw all legal proceedings at the National Office for attorneys in all 10 programs.
During her time as Dr., Hartle worked with National Office departments and staff attorneys to provide central legal services to all Dollar agencies, including litigation and regulatory counseling, and from the United States. And in U.S. Supreme Court cases.
A.D. Prior to joining DOL in 2014, Ms. Hartl was a law professor for tenants and previously served as a special adviser at the headquarters of a large international law firm in Washington, DC. As a law professor, she has taught law in employment law and employment discrimination, civil procedure, evidence and trusts and states.
Ms. Hartil has published legal reviews on RIS, workplace bullying, and fair labor standards. She has worked extensively at national and international conferences, including a presentation on the topic of the International Labor Organization. During her career, Ms. Hartle has been involved in many pro bono issues and other service activities, serving as a loan partner for the Washington, DC, Legal Aid Association. Two-time appointment as Commissioner of Human Rights at Jacksonville; And a member of the Volunteer Board for Domestic Violence Shelter in St. John’s County, Florida.
Joseph Decarolis, Candidate for Energy Information Management Manager at the Department of Energy
Joseph F. Decarolis is a professor and professor at the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University. His research focuses on energy issues at the intersection of engineering, economics and public policy. It will lead the development of next-generation power system modeling tools designed to provide open source, transparent and policy-related insights. Dr. Decarolis is currently leading a large-scale power model modeling effort involving a large multidisciplinary research team. He led a multidisciplinary teacher cluster in AC State, focused on sustainable energy, and established a university-wide energy partnership.
Prior to joining the NC State, Dr. Decarolis was an environmental scientist at the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Research and Development Office, and his research examined the impact of air quality on future energy system development. He earned his PhD. In Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and Clark University in Physics and Environmental Science and Policy.
Maria Robinson, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electrical Engineering
Maria Duime Robinson is serving her second term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The EPA is the only state legislator on the Fleet Advisory Committee. Prior to her election, she led a program of advanced energy economy wholesale markets, including participation in FERC and regional distribution organizations. She has previously led policy efforts in more than two dozen states across the country, focusing on energy and air related issues. Earlier in her career, she worked with the Navigant Consultant on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Practices, analyzing contractors for solar and energy efficiency projects across the country and working with Massachusetts Commonwealth under the 2009 Recovery Act. She holds a law degree in energy law from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Chemical Engineering (SB) and Tulsa University. She is currently a lecturer in the School of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Tufts University and is a lifelong scout after receiving her silver medal.
Candidate for the Office of the Environmental Protection Agency and Assistant Administrator for Research and Development Christopher Frey
Dr. H. Christopher Frey is an Assistant Administrator of Science and Development at the Office of Research and Development at the Biden / Harris Administration. At the EPA, Dr. Frey is the champion of scientific honesty and the role of science in announcing the decision. He is leading scientific and technical research on governance priorities, including climate change, environmental justice, PFAS, and lead. He is promoting the development of innovative scientific methods and approaches. Prior to joining EPA, Dr. Freley was a Glenn e and Phyllis J. Furel specialty professor at North Carolina State University, where he has been a faculty member since 1994. The study includes human air pollution, measurement and measurement models. And vehicle emissions modeling, and estimation and emotional analysis methods into emissions estimation, risk assessment and technology assessment applications. It has extensive service with EPA. Dr. Freey In 1992, he was a member of the AAAS / EPA Environmental Science and Engineering. From 2006 to 2007, he served as an exposure modeling consultant at the OCD National Vulnerability Research Laboratory. Member of the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) (2008-2012), Chair of CASAC (2012-2015) and EPA Science Advisory Board (2012-2018). A.D. He was a member of the CASAC Special Case Review Panel in 2018. Under his leadership, the panel reconvened as an independent party review panel.
Dr. Frey is a renowned scholar and leader in environmental sciences and engineering. Dr. Frey is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. , Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and PhD from Carnegie Melon University. From Carnegie Mellon in Engineering and Public Policy.
Eric de Ramantan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Government of Sweden
Eric de Ramanatan is chairman of the National Board of Health and Welfare, which serves more than 80 million Americans with more than 500 million programs, including maternal and child health, nutrition, literacy, and support housing. Infectious Disease, Addiction, and Frontline Efforts to Fight the Covide-19 Epidemic He has served as Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Program in Public Profession and as Senior Vice President of Consumer Electronics for Public Biotechnology. Ramantan has also held senior leadership roles at the new Academy of Political Leadership, Shade Hill School, and nonprofit Board on Immigration Equality. He previously worked as a health care professional with Pisces Rose LLP. Ramana received a JD cum laude from Jones Hopkins University BA and a Harvard Law School. He has been the leader of the LGBTQ + community for more than three decades and has received honors, including the Global Vision Award for the service of LGBTQ + and HIV + Refugees and Indigenous Communities.
Michael M. Adler, Special and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Government of Belgium
Michael M. Adler Adler Group, Inc., one of the largest real estate companies in South Florida. , Chairman and CEO. Adler has played a significant role in the growth and development of South Florida as a major center of international trade. A.D. Founded in 1978, Adler Group, Inc. Provides services in real estate development, construction, brokerage and lease and asset management. Adler has a significant mix of multi-family development projects and commercial real estate holdings throughout the southeastern United States. Adler is a civic and community leader who has held key leadership roles in many charities and nonprofits. Adler currently serves as chairman and former vice-president of the Conference of Presidents of American Jewish Organizations and chair of the Sinai Medical Center, where the President of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation sits on the Board of Trustees. Board of Trustees of Florida International University. Adler holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami.
Calvin Smith, Special and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
Calvin Smire has served as a member of the Georgia State Legislature for 47 years and has served as chairman of the Democratic Caucasus in Guba for more than a decade and still chairman of the Caucus. He is the Dean of the Georgia House of Representatives and serves on creditors, law and higher education committees. Smire is a member of the National Conference of the National Black Caucasus State Legislators (NBCSL) and State Legislators. In the private sector, he has served as the Vice President for Corporate Affairs for Sinones Finance Corporation for four decades. He was also president of the Synod Foundation at the Financial Services Circle in Washington, DC. Smire served on the board of trustees of the Georgia Foundation Medical College. Morehouse Medical School; Chairman of the Jack de Houston Foundation and the Fort Valley State University Foundation. Smyre is a graduate of Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. He has received more than 200 local, state and national honors and awards. In 1985 and 2005, he was elected National Assembly Member of the Year.