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Senior Director, Non-Nuclear Production Office

As Senior Director of the Non-Nuclear Production Office, Patrick Garcia has oversight of technical and professional staff for program and research activities.

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Patrick Garcia

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Patrick Garcia is the Senior Director of the Non-Nuclear Production Office, where he has oversight of technical and professional staff for program and research activities. He is responsible for deliverables being met while overseeing organizations conducting detonator production, including high explosive operations, prototype fabrication/machining and hazardous materials. He is responsible for the Directed Stockpile Production Agency program offices, as well as strategic planning of the Office to meet Laboratory needs.

Previously, he was the Directed Stockpile Work (DSW) Integration Program Director. He also stood up that Program Integration Office. He was responsible for process improvements including business practices, cross-portfolio integration, planning, estimating, equipment investments, risk assessments and reporting. Prior to that position, he was LANL’s Weapon Systems Engineering Division Leader. He provided programmatic/technical direction for groups within the division that included Stockpile Systems, Dynamic testing assembly, Production Liaison, Design Agency Surveillance, Weapons Response, Military Liaison, Engineering Analysis and Nuclear Explosive Safety. Prior to that role, he had the technical and programmatic responsibilities for the W76 and W88 systems.

Patrick has over 29 years of service with LANL, with over 26 of those years in direct support of Stockpile Stewardship.  Patrick has a mechanical engineering degree from New Mexico State University.