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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 17, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Two Individuals to Serve in his Administration
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration.
The President intends to nominate Dale Klein to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs. Klein is currently the Vice Chancellor for Special Engineering Programs and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas. Additionally, he is the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Amarillo National Resource Center for Plutonium. He has served with the University of Texas System since 1977, holding various positions including Associate Dean for Research and Administration for the College of Engineering and Head of Nuclear Programs at the Center for Energy Studies. Klein received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees from the University of Missouri.
The President intends to nominate Samuel T. Mok to be Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Labor. Mok is presently the Managing Member and Owner of Condor Consulting and from 1992 to 1996, he was Chief Executive Officer of GL Associates, a Washington, D.C. computer systems integration and telecommunications consulting firm. Mok served as Chief Financial Officer and Comptroller of the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 1986 to 1992. He received an undergraduate degree from Fordham University and a Master's degree from Catholic University.