Tracy Mustin

Tracy Mustin has extensive executive leadership and management experience in federal national security and environmental management programs at the U.S. Department of Energy.  She currently serves as a consultant and a community volunteer. As the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management from August 2011 until her retirement from federal service in January 2014, Tracy was responsible for the policy direction, management, and execution of the Department of Energy’s nuclear cleanup portfolio, the largest environmental cleanup program in the world –with an annual budget of over $5.5 Billion. Tracy joined the Department of Energy in 1991 and until 2002, managed Environmental Management programs to stabilize nuclear-contaminated buildings at the Rocky Flats Plant; prepare, package and transport foreign research reactor spent nuclear fuel from over 50 countries around the world to the United States; and transport nuclear and other radioactive materials from DOE sites to storage and disposal facilities. From 2002 until 2011, Tracy served in a variety of leadership roles in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). As the Director of the Second Line of Defense Program, Tracy and her team provided equipment, training, and technical support to over 50 countries to enhance their capabilities to detect and deter illicit trafficking of nuclear and radiological material across international borders including land border crossings, airports and seaports. As the Department’s representative to the National Security Staff in the preparation for the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, Tracy played a critical role in the planning and execution of President Obama’s first summit, an historic event that brought together 46 Heads of State or their designees and 3 international organizations. Tracy joined the career Senior Executive Service in January 2008 and was the recipient of the Partnership for Public Service’s Service to America Medal for Homeland Security in 2007, which recognized her outstanding leadership in the area nuclear security and nonproliferation. Ms. Mustin served in the U.S. Navy on active duty from 1984-1991 and then as a reserve officer.  She retired as a Captain in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps in October 2009. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 1984 and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.  She is married to Lloyd M. Mustin II and resides in McLean, VA.