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Christopher C. Land named LLNL general counsel

Christopher Land has been selected as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) general counsel, Lab Director Kim Budil announced today. His appointment is effective Jan. 16, 2024. As general counsel, Land will be responsible for providing the legal expertise necessary to support LLNL’s national security mission, protect and utilize intellectual property and facilitate…

Lawrence Livermore 2023 charity campaign raises $4.1 million for non-profit organizations

Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, donated more than $4.1 million to non-profit organizations via the annual employee charitable giving program, the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is the first time in the HOME Campaign’s history that contributions surpassed the $4 million threshold. Laboratory employees pledged more than $2.8 million…

The Building Department ensures 'nothing happens' at LLNL

On one of this spring’s first warm, sunny days, Chris McMillan of the Operations and Business Directorate’s Building Department stands overlooking a lattice-like framework made from interlocked lengths of rebar that will soon support the extension of a large concrete slab attached to the exterior of Bldg. 432. The slab will be the new home of a large, industrial cooler…

Kim Budil selected as director of Lawrence Livermore

Kim Budil has been named director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Charlene Zettel, chair of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), which manages the Laboratory for the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), made the announcement to Laboratory employees Jan. 28. Budil will begin her new role on March 2…

Media advisory: LLNS Board Chair, UC Regent Charlene Zettel to introduce new Lab director

WHO: Charlene Zettel, chair of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), and a University of California regent, will introduce the 13th director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. LLNS manages the Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The new director will replace Director Bill Goldstein, who announced his…

Cynthia Rivera selected to lead Operations & Business

Cynthia Rivera has been named Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL's) principal associate director for Operations & Business (PAD/O&B), Lab Director Bill Goldstein announced today. She will assume her responsibilities Jan 4. Rivera was chosen for this key Laboratory senior leadership position following an extensive national search. As the PAD/O&B, she…

Conner receives Alumni Professional Achievement Award

Harold Conner Jr., associate director of Facilities and Infrastructure (F&I) within the Operations and Business (O&B) Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), was recently presented with the Alumni Professional Achievement Award from his alma mater, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK).This prestigious award recognizes alumni who have…

Mark Martinez selected as new leader for Lawrence Livermore Operations and Business

Mark Martinez has been named the principal associate director for Operations & Business (O&B) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, acting Director Bret Knapp announced Thursday. The announcement is effective immediately. In this role, Martinez will ensure an effective transition of leadership within the O&B organization, following several leadership…