Submitted by Abigail Price
WASHINGTON, September 12, 2016 – President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Matthew L. Wiener as Chairman at the Administrative Conference of the United States. Wiener has been serving as the executive director at the agency since 2012. As Chairman, he will be responsible for leading the Conference, whose mission is to promote improvements in the efficiency, adequacy, and fairness of the procedures by which federal agencies conduct regulatory programs, administer grants and benefits, and perform related governmental functions.
“Matt Wiener brings considerable experience and leadership acumen to this position,” said Steve Croley, General Counsel at the Department of Energy and Vice Chairman of the Conference. “As Executive Director, he has played an invaluable role in guiding the agency. I am sure he will continue his good work as Chairman to make the government work better.”