As the deputy assistant secretary for Nuclear Infrastructure Programs, Ms. Tracey Bishop is responsible for the management of the Office of Nuclear Energy’s infrastructure programs. This includes NE’s field operations at the Nuclear Energy Oak Ridge Site Office, supporting the lease administration of uranium enrichment capabilities at Oak Ridge Reservation and the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
In this capacity, Ms. Bishop is responsible for a large portfolio of infrastructure programs, spanning facility management, capital asset planning and construction, safeguards and security, emergency planning, and nuclear materials management. These programs and capabilities enable critical nuclear energy research and development activities by providing and maintaining safe, secure, and compliant facilities for multiple customers within and external to the Department of Energy. She is also responsible for delivering compact, safe radioisotope power systems, heater units, and related technologies to support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other agencies in space exploration and national security missions.
Ms. Bishop has more than 25 years of experience in facility management and environmental, safety and health oversight experience with DOE. Before joining NE in 2008, Ms. Bishop served as the acting director of the Office of Facilities Operations, Office of Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration. In this capacity, Ms. Bishop managed a multisite facility operations program that supported the Stockpile Stewardship Program and other national security missions at Kansas City Plant, Pantex Plant, Savannah River Tritium Facilities, Y-12 National Security Complex, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and Nevada National Security Site.
Ms. Bishop holds a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master's in business administration from the University of Maryland. She is certified as a project management professional with the Project Management Institute.