Stephen W. Meador
Office of Project Assessment
Stephen W. Meador was appointed as the Associate Director for the Office of Science (SC) for the Office of Project Assessment (OPA) in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on August 24, 2014.
Steve has spent more than a decade with OPA as a Senior Technical Advisor and Engineering and Construction Manager. During that time, he has gained broad and deep experience in evaluating science facility construction projects, usually focusing on the very largest projects in SC. In addition, he has more than
20 years’ experience evaluating, integrating, and managing large, complex environmental regulatory and cleanup programs and projects.
OPA plays an essential role in defining and upholding SC’s high standards for project management. Its work is vital to successful execution of SC’s major projects. As head of OPA, Steve will serve as one of the Associate Directors for SC. He will be responsible for conducting independent technical, cost, schedule, and management peer reviews of SC construction projects; developing and implementing policies, plans, and procedures related to SC projects; and managing the federal technical and administrative staff in OPA. Steve is located at DOE’s Germantown facility.
Steve has a B.S. in Mining Engineering, and an M.S. in Organizational Learning. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Cost Professional, and a Project Management Professional.