Dan Dorman

Daniel H. Dorman currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director for Reactor and Preparedness Programs and is responsible for leading the Offices of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, New Reactors, Nuclear Security and Incident Response and NRC’s four Regional Offices. He previously served as the Acting Deputy Executive Director for Materials, Waste, Research, State, Tribal, Compliance, Administration and Human Capital Programs in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations.

Mr. Dorman joined the NRC in 1991 as a project engineer in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR). He has served in senior management positions in the Offices of Nuclear Regulatory Research; Nuclear Security and Incident Response; Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards; and Nuclear Reactor Regulation. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Dorman served as Regional Administrator, Region I.

Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Dorman served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy's nuclear power program with a subspecialty in joint intelligence operations. He received a bachelor's degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. He received the NRC's Meritorious Service Award in 1998 and the Presidential Rank Meritorious Executive Award in 2008.

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