Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Associate Laboratory Director, Environment, Safety, Health & Quality and Safeguards and Security

Michael Hazen directs programs that leverage the Laboratory's world-class capabilities in environment, safety, health and security to support the Lab's mission.

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Michael Hazen

 Michael Hazen

Michael Hazen serves as the Associate Laboratory Director, Environment, Safety, Health & Quality and Safeguards & Security (ESHQSS) for Los Alamos National Laboratory. Michael served as Vice President of Infrastructure Operations and Chief Security Officer at Sandia National Laboratories where he had responsibility for Facilities, Safeguards and Security, Emergency Management and Environment, Safety and Health. Prior to joining Sandia, he served in the Air Force for more than 31 years, retiring as a Colonel. His first Air Force assignment was as a SAC enlisted Security Policeman and he finished his military career as the Director of Security for Space Command, responsible for the safeguards and security of the ICBM fleet. He held various staff assignments and commanded a Wing (Base), Group and 3 Squadrons. Michael earned a Fellowship at MIT, Seminar XXI, M.A in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, and a B.S. in Management from the University of Maryland. He also attended, in residence, the Air War College and the Air Command and Staff College.