Sandia News

Media Contacts

General Inquiries

Members of the News Media: 505-844-4902
Members of the Public: 505-844-8066

California | New Mexico

News Media contacts

Media Relations team

Media Relations assists print, broadcast and online news media to obtain the latest information about Sandia. The team regularly issues news releases, many of which include high-resolution images and video clips, and interactive social media content. Media may download and publish these, with credit to Sandia National Laboratories. Media Relations also responds to queries and directs members of the news media to appropriate sources within Sandia for additional information.

New Mexico

Michelle Fleming coordinates and assists with media inquiries and visits.
Contact: 505-844-4902;

Luke Frank covers Sandia’s onsite safeguards and security, emergency management, community involvement and diversity, along with the Labs’ national security programs.
Contact: 505-844-2020;

Kristen Meub covers nuclear deterrence and stockpile stewardship; general engineering sciences, and coordinates media inquiries about Sandia’s health and human resources programs.
Contact: 505-845-7215;

Kim Vallez Quintana covers robotics, environmental management, homeland security and chemical and biological threat reduction; and purchasing, supplier diversity, including small businesses, technology transfer and other business activities.
Contact: 505-537-3294;

Mollie Rappe covers energy research, including solar, water, geothermal, nuclear, grid, energy storage and resilience; as well as general science and technology research and development.
Contact: 505-228-6123;

Troy Rummler writes about military and defense technologies, fundamental sciences, including materials science and chemistry, quantum computing and technology transfer.
Contact: 505-284-1056;

Neal Singer covers basic research, pulsed power, high-performance computing, modeling and simulation and nanotechnology.
Contact: 505-845-7078;

Kenneth Vigil covers nuclear deterrence and stockpile stewardship; general engineering sciences; and purchasing, supplier diversity, including small businesses, and other business activities.
Contact: 505-537-1528;


Michael Ellis Langley can help you get information about projects relating to energy, combustion, materials science, homeland security and national defense at Sandia’s California site.
Contact: 925-294-1482;

Expert Sources

Reporters may reach Sandia’s Expert Sources by contacting the associated Media Relations team member or by calling Sandia’s Media Relations Dept. at 505-844-4902 to request an interview.