Recess Appointment of Martha O. Hesse as an Assistant Secretary of Energy
The President today announced his granting of a recess appointment to Martha O. Hesse as an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Management and Administration). She succeeds William S. Heffelfinger, who has resigned.
Ms. Hesse is Executive Director of the President's Task Force on Management Reform. Prior to that she was Associate Deputy Secretary of Commerce. From 1969 to 1981, she was director and chief operating officer of SEI Information Technology, a consulting firm. Ms. Hesse was director of the Division of Data Management for the American Hospital Association in 1966-1969. From 1964 to 1966, she was a research analyst for Blue Shield Association.
Ms. Hesse attended the University of Iowa from 1960 to 1964 and received her M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 1979. She is 40 years old.
Ronald Reagan, Recess Appointment of Martha O. Hesse as an Assistant Secretary of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245375