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Honorable Bruce J. Walker
Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity
Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
U.S. Department of Energy

Bruce J. Walker was nominated by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity (OE) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in October 2017.  The focus of his responsibility is to provide leadership on a national level to modernize the electric grid, enhance the security and reliability of the energy infrastructure, and facilitate recovery from disruptions to the energy supply both domestically and internationally.  This is critical to meeting the Nation’s growing demand for reliable electricity by overcoming the challenges of our Nation’s aging electricity transmission and distribution system and addressing the vulnerabilities in our energy supply chain.

He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and a Juris Doctor in Law from Pace University where he was the technical editor on the Environmental Law Review and received an Environmental Law Certificate.  He has completed the Distribution Systems program from Siemens – Power Technologies International.  He is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Military Academy. Assistant Secretary Walker's bio (long and short versions) and photo are available below for downloading.

Patricia A. Hoffman serves as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity. Principal Deputy Secretary Hoffman's bio (long and short versions) and photo are available below for downloading.


Bruce J. Walker short bio.pdf

Bruce J. Walker long bio.pdf

Bruce J. Walker photo.jpg

Patricia Hoffman long bio.pdf

Patricia Hoffman short bio.pdf

Patricia Hoffman photo.jpg


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