US Department Of Energy - Asst Secretary Office of Nuclear Energy
John Kotek serves as the Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy. The Office is responsible for conducting research on current and future nuclear energy systems, maintaining the government’s nuclear energy research infrastructure, establishing a path forward for the nation’s spent nuclear fuel and high-level nuclear waste management program, and a host of other national priorities.
Prior to his role as Acting Assistant Secretary, John served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy. Prior to that, he was a Managing Partner of the Boise office of Gallatin Public Affairs, a public affairs and strategic communications consulting company. John advised energy, natural resources and other clients facing complex communication and government relations challenges.