James K. Asselstine
The biographies for all of the former Commissioners in this section are the official ones they used during their Commission terms.
James Kilburn Asselstine served as a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from May 17, 1982 to June 30, 1987.
Since January, 1981, he served as Associate Counsel, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. He was Minority Counsel, Nuclear Regulation Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in 1978-1981. He was a Staff Attorney in the Regulations Division, Office of te Executive Legal Director, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1977-1978. He served as Assistant Counsel, Congressional Joint Committee on Atomic Energy in 1975-1977 and was Legal Intern and Staff Attorney, Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Panel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1973-1975.
Mr. Asselstine graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.A., 1970) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1973).