Leadership

Executive Biographies

  • David G. Zatezalo

    ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH

    President Donald J. Trump nominated David G. Zatezalo to be the 9th Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health.  He was sworn in on November 30, 2017.

  • Wayne D. Palmer

    DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLICY

    Wayne D. Palmer is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health. He was appointed to the position in August 2017, following engagements as Senior White House Advisor and Interim Chief of Staff for the Department of Labor. 

  • Patricia W. Silvey

    DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OPERATIONS

    Patricia W. Silvey was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations in December 2010.