Mr. Fletcher’s lecture will focus on the Richland Operations Office’s priorities
for continuing the cleanup of the Hanford Site, explaining how their office,
with an annual budget of approximately $1 billion and multiple contractors
under his oversight, continues to progress in their mission at the 580-squaremile
Hanford Site while adhering to safe, environmentally acceptable and
He will also discuss the Richland Operations Office’s priorities for the next
Mr. Fletcher became Deputy Manager of the Richland Operations Office in December
2016. He has oversight of daily operations, program planning, project execution,
budgeting, and compliance with the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent
Order (Tri-Party Agreement).
With more than 20 years of experience managing nuclear operations, construction,
deactivation and demolition, and environmental remediation projects, Mr. Fletcher was
previously Assistant Manager at the Office of River Protection for Waste Treatment and
Immobilization Plant Start-Up, Commissioning, and Integration; responsible for
engineering, procurement, construction, nuclear safety, hazardous waste management,
and operations of the Hanford tank farms.
Prior to coming to Hanford, Mr. Fletcher served at the U.S. Department of Army Corps
of Engineers Walla Walla District as a co-lead for the Richland Operations Life Cycle
Cost Baseline, the foundation for the $3 billion Mission Support Contract and $7 billion
Plateau Remediation Contract.
Mr. Fletcher holds bachelors and masters degrees in civil engineering from Washington
State University. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington State and a
certified project management professional through the Project Management Institute.