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VIDEO: Welcoming Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

October 30, 2014

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Welcoming Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

Watch the video above to see highlights from Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall's October 10, 2014, swearing-in ceremony. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department.

On October 10, 2014, Vice President Joe Biden visited the Department of Energy's headquarters in Washington, D.C., to swear in our new Deputy Secretary, Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.

Speaking to Dr. Sherwood-Randall, the Vice President remarked: "You've already made the country better and you've improved the circumstances of the world. ... I'm confident that you're going to continue to do much more as Deputy Secretary of Energy."

After being sworn in, Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall addressed employees and contractors gathered in the Forrestal Auditorium, as well as those watching online. "Making America stronger and safer is our mission. I'm looking forward to shining a light on the good work that you've done -- and that we'll to do together -- every day for the benefit of the American people," Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall said. "Let's get to work."

Watch the video above for highlights from the ceremony, including a chance to hear from Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall about her excitement to join the Department's outstanding team. 

Want to learn more about the Deputy Secretary's first weeks on the job? Watch full video from her October 15 Town Hall event with Secretary Moniz.