Kathryn Brock

Kathryn M. Brock serves as Director, Division of Preparedness and Response (DPR), Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR).

Ms. Brock joined the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in 2002 as an Emergency Preparedness Specialist/Health Physicist.  Since that time, she has served in a number of progressively more responsible positions including Team Leader for Regulatory Improvements, Division of Preparedness and Response, NSIR; Chief, Research and Test Reactor Licensing Branch, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR); Executive Technical Assistant, Office of the Executive Director for Operations (OEDO); and Deputy Assistant for Operations, Technical, Corporate, and Correspondence Management, OEDO.  Since joining the Senior Executive Service in 2015, Ms. Brock has served as the Deputy Director, Division of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, and Deputy Director Division of Licensing Projects, NRR.

Prior to joining the NRC, Ms. Brock worked in several positions related to occupational health and radiation protection, including Senior Health Physicist for the Oregon State University TRIGA research reactor.  Ms. Brock has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Physics and Industrial Hygiene from Purdue University and a Master of Science Degree in Environmental Health Management from Oregon State University.

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