Organizational Announcement- Marc Clay is back!

July 22, 2021

I am pleased to announce that Marc Clay is returning to the lab on Aug. 2 as director of Contractor Assurance and Contract Management (CACM), a position that serves as a critical interface between the lab, the DOE’s Office of Science, and Stanford University.

In his role Marc, who held this position from 2014-2018, will execute all aspects of the lab's integrated Contractor Assurance System and Quality Assurance programs in compliance with the DOE and other requirements. He will strengthen our enterprise risk management system to ensure we are effectively identifying, prioritizing and taking an integrated approach to addressing our highest institutional risks. His expertise and existing knowledge of the lab will be invaluable as we execute on the many project and operational activities underway.

Marc is returning to SLAC after spending the last two and a half years as senior director of Mission Assurance at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he had previously worked from 1983-2014. During this time, he developed and implemented an improved enterprise risk management program and management plan and oversaw the successful completion of major governance reviews. He also worked across teams to improve institutional performance related to hazardous energy identification and control, hazardous environment (i.e. low oxygen) alarm response, and mechanical material handling. Marc also served on SLAC’s Board of Overseers Operations Committee, supporting review and oversight of the lab’s operations.

He has engineering and technology degrees from the University of New Mexico and Regents College, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Duke University.

I would like to extend my thanks to Marc Weibel, who has served in the acting role for the past three months.

Please join me in thanking Marc Weibel and welcoming Marc Clay back to SLAC.


Chi Chang Kao, SLAC Laboratory Director