Jon Hrobsky Named New MMS Deputy Director
The U.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) says Jon Hrobsky has been appointed as a new deputy director.
In this capacity, Hrobsky will assist MMS Director Randall Luthi in the administration of programs that ensure the effective management of mineral resources located on the nation's Outer Continental Shelf - including the environmentally safe exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas - and alternative energy uses.
"I am excited about the opportunity to continue my work with MMS and their regulatory role in ensuring the responsible development of energy on the Outer Continental Shelf," said Hrobsky. "I am looking forward to the chance to make a difference."
Hrobsky comes to MMS from the Secretary of the Interior's Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs where he served as the deputy director. Prior to coming to the Department he worked as legislative director and senior legislative assistant with two Congressmen from Colorado. He will join deputy director Walter Cruickshank at MMS, with each overseeing specific programs.
His work with the Secretary's office has included helping MMS in the development of rules and regulations for the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 and the 5 Year Leasing Program for 2007-2012.
Hrobsky has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.