Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty sworn in as NNSA Administrator

Gordon-Hagerty is sworn in by Energy Secretary Rick Perry.

Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty was sworn in today by Secretary Rick Perry as the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Administrator Gordon-Hagerty is responsible for the management and operation of NNSA in support of President Trump’s and Secretary Perry’s nuclear security agenda.

“Lisa Gordon-Hagerty exemplifies the leadership and institutional knowledge required to oversee the National Nuclear Security Administration,” said Secretary Perry. “I am especially proud of the fact that she is the first woman in history to lead the NNSA and look forward to working together to address the Administration’s goal of modernizing our nuclear security enterprise.”

Administrator Gordon-Hagerty brings more than 30 years of national security experience to the position.

“I would like to express my gratitude to President Trump and Secretary Perry for their trust and confidence in me to lead the National Nuclear Security Administration,” said Administrator Gordon-Hagerty. “What an honor and privilege it is to serve my country and strengthen our nuclear security.”

To read more about the new NNSA Administrator, please visit theNNSA website.

The NNSS falls under the jurisdiction of the NNSA, a semi-autonomous agency within the DOE.