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Donald J. Kintzer named to the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Boards of Governors

The appointments take effect September 1.
August 9, 2012
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LOS ALAMOS, NM, August 9, 2012—Norman J. Pattiz, chairman of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) and Los AlamosNational Security, LLC (LANS), has named Donald J. Kintzer as an Independent Governor on the LLNS and LANS Boards of Governors. The LLCs manage Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., and Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM, respectively, for the U.S. Department of Energy. The appointments take effect September 1. Mr. Kintzer assumes the positions previously held by Nicholas G. Moore who is stepping down effective August 31, 2012.

Mr. Kintzer also has been appointed chair of the LANS/LLNS Boards of Governors’ Ethics and Audit Committee effective September 1. The Ethics and Audit Committee serves in an advisoryrole to the boards on the integrity of financial reporting, policy compliance, and ethical business practices.

"Don Kintzer is a seasoned business professional with exceptional leadership skills, business expertise, and experience involving large complex organizations," said Pattiz. "When the University of California was the sole manager of the laboratories, Don was a senior advisory partner for the University and Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has an excellent understanding of the management and operations of the national labs and of business compliance activities."

"I am honored to be appointed to these prestigious boards and to be associated with such premier research and development organizations as Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories, which play a critical role in pursuing breakthroughs in science and technology to meet important and vital national needs," said Kintzer.

Mr. Kintzer currently is associated with Korora Partners, a Silicon Valley-based consulting company focused on general business advisory and executive coaching/mentoring services. He retired as a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the global accounting/consulting organization, in 2008 after an association of more than 31 years. Prior to his retirement, he was the leader of PwC's West Region Advisory practice, including the San Francisco/Silicon Valley markets and was a member of PwC's national leadership team.

Mr. Kintzer is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and the California Society of CPAs. He serves as a member of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Contract Assurance Council, the West Coast Advisory Council for Lafayette College, and the Forensic Advisory Board for Golden Gate University’s School of Accounting.

LLNS manages the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. LLNS is comprised of: Bechtel National, the University of California, BWX Technologies, URS and Battelle. The team also includes Texas A&M University.

LANS operates Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANS is composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, BWX Technologies and URS for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, and URS for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.

Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.


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