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Leadership

  • Vacant

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  • Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy

    Wayne D. Palmer is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Mine Safety and Health Administration, and Acting Assistant Secretary pending confirmation of a permanent agency head. He was appointed to the position in August 2017, following engagements as Senior White House Advisor for the Department of Labor and Chief of Staff to Secretary R. Alexander Acosta.

  • 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.