Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
Joseph A. (Joe) Main is an internationally-recognized expert in mine health and safety issues. For more than 40 years, he has worked to improve every aspect of miner health and safety, both in the United States and internationally.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations
Patricia W. Silvey was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations in December 2010. Previously, Mrs. Silvey served as the Director of Standards, Regulations and Variances for MSHA.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy
Laura McClintock comes to MSHA from the Department of Labor where she served as Associate Deputy Secretary of Labor under both Secretaries Hilda Solis and Tom Perez.