The National Laboratories Chief Operations Officers

The COO Working Group advises the National Laboratory Directors Council and provides an interface to the United States Department of Energy (DOE) on department-wide operational issues and/or opportunities for improvements in environmental, safety, and health, safeguards and security, emergency management, requirements management, training and qualification, nuclear and facility safety, nuclear materials management, and contractor assurance. The COO Working Group is also tasked with addressing the resource impacts of administrative and regulatory requirements to facilitate productive and cost-effective utilization of DOE’s national laboratory system; promoting practices based on performance-based management; and sharing best practices and lessons learned.

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COO Working Group Charter

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