On this Page:
- Region I Office
- Public Affairs Staff
- Regional Counsel
- Allegations/Enforcement Staff
- State Liaison Officers
- Division of Reactor Projects
- Division of Reactor Safety
- Division of Nuclear Materials Safety
- Division of Resource Management
Regional Administrator: Daniel Dorman
Deputy Regional Administrator: David Lew
Executes established NRC policies and assigned programs relating to inspection, licensing, incident response, governmental liaison, resource management, and human resources.
Public Affairs Staff
Senior Public Affairs Officer: Diane Screnci
Field Public Affairs Officer: Neil Sheehan
Implements NRC policies and programs for Public Affairs in the Region.
Advises the regional administrator on legal issues.
Team Leader: Brice Bickett
Performs the functions of enforcement and allegations.
State Liaison Officers
Nancy McNamara, Douglas Tifft
Serves as the principal point of contact between NRC Region I Office and senior level State officials, regional governmental organizations and appropriate local governments within the Region to coordinate and address a broad range of requests pertaining to technical, political and legal issues. Implements policies and guidelines provided by the Office of State Programs and the Region relative to NRC relations with State and local governments within the Region.
Division of Reactor Projects
Director: Ho Nieh
Deputy Director: Michael Scott
Provides implementation policy oversight and direction for Reactor Oversight Process inspection and assessment of power reactors, including inspection program management, resident inspection, Problem Identification and Resolution Inspection program leadership, and allegation follow-up. Serves as the contact with licensees, Headquarters offices, and the public for power reactors in Region I. Provides for prompt onsite response to reactor events.
Reactor Projects Branches 1-6
Implements the inspection program for power reactors including maintaining the Inspection Planning (IP) and Items Reporting Systems (IRS), supporting the Reactor Oversight Process, and managing and participating in inspections. Performs licensee assessments, supports Agency Action Review Meetings, and conducts Public Annual Assessment Meetings at all sites. Implements the Enforcement Policy. Responds to operating events. Performs resident inspections, leads PIR inspections for assigned facilities, supports PIR inspection as needed in other branches, and conducts allegation follow-up. Develops generic correspondence and provides feedback on Reactor Oversight Process implementation. Coordinates Commission visits to reactor sites and responds to public inquiries.
Reactor Projects Branch #1
Chief: Daniel Schroeder
Calvert Cliffs 1 & 2 Resident Office
Ginna Resident Office
Nine Mile Point 1 & 2 Resident Office
Reactor Projects Branch #2
Chief: Arthur Burritt
Fitzpatrick Resident Office
Indian Point 2 Resident Office
Indian Point 3 Resident Office
Reactor Projects Branch #3
Chief: Glenn Dentel
Hope Creek Resident Office
Salem 1 & 2 Resident Office
Seabrook Resident Office
Reactor Projects Branch #4
Chief: Fred Bower
Limerick 1 & 2 Resident Office
Peach Bottom 2 & 3 Resident Office
Susquehanna 1 & 2 Resident Office
Reactor Projects Branch #5
Chief: Raymond McKinley, Jr.
Vermont Yankee Resident Office
Pilgrim Resident Office
Millstone 2 & 3 Resident Office
Reactor Projects Branch #6
Chief: Silas Kennedy
Beaver Valley 1 & 2 Resident Office
TMI 1 Resident Office
Oyster Creek Resident Office
Technical Support and Assessment Branch
Chief: Raymond Powell
Functions as the primary divisional interface regarding operational and strategic planning, resource allocation, and budgeting. Manages a staff to monitor, assess, and improve the implementation of the Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) for power reactors. Manages a staff to monitor resource expenditures, inspection activities, and performance metrics. Compiles input for management reports. Develops feedback to the ROP, budget and resource planning processes to improve reactor safety and the effectiveness of agency processes. Leads problem identification inspections at power reactors, including staffing, scheduling, conduct of inspection and documentation. Responsible for the training, development, and qualification process for regional personnel in the Nuclear Safety Professional Development Program (NSPDP). Responsible for managing and making staff available for backfill to other DRP branches for emergent needs.
Division of Reactor Safety
Director: Raymond Lorson
Deputy Director: James Trapp
The Division implements the NRC's Reactor Oversight Process in the areas of engineering, maintenance, radiological controls, emergency preparedness, security, and operator license requalification training. Additionally, the Division implements the NRC operator license examination program and the license renewal inspection program; reviews changes to emergency preparedness and security plans; provides specialized technical support; and coordinates with the technical Divisions in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation and the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response.
Plant Support Branch 1
Chief: Anthony Dimitriadis
Plant Support Branch 1 inspects reactor licensee activities in the areas of physical security and emergency preparedness; provides technical expertise and support for the security safeguards and emergency preparedness programs; provides technical expertise and support for incident response; reviews changes to emergency preparedness and security plans; and performs Region-based baseline and supplemental security and emergency preparedness inspections.
Plant Support Branch 2
Chief: James Noggle
Plant Support Branch 2 inspects reactor licensee activities in the area of radiation protection; maintains the Region Incident Response Center; provides technical expertise and support for incident response; and performs Region-based baseline and supplemental radiation protection program inspections.
Engineering Branch 1
Chief: Melvin Gray
Engineering Branch 1 performs inspection and technical evaluation of plant engineering, design and maintenance activities; supports response to occurrences at facilities and conducts assessments of licensee performance while primarily focusing on mechanical structures systems and components at nuclear power facilities. Particular emphasis is placed in the areas of structural design, materials degradation, reactor pressure vessels, heat exchangers, steam generators, piping, and related components, processes, and testing. Also responsible for the inspection of licensee activities to manage the effects of aging related to the NRC’s license renewal review process.
Engineering Branch 2
Chief: Paul Krohn
Engineering Branch 2 inspects reactor licensee activities as part of the Reactor Oversight Process by performing Component Design Basis Inspections (CDBIs) and Permanent Plant Modification Inspections. These inspections encompass multiple engineering disciplines and ensure the licensing and design basis of nuclear plants are maintained. In addition, provides technical expertise and support to multiple other branches within the reactor oversight divisions, as well as performing reactive and supplemental inspections as necessary.
Engineering Branch 3
Chief: John Rogge
Engineering Branch 3 inspects reactor licensee activities in the area of fire protection and cyber security; provides technical expertise and support in the electrical area; and performs Region-based baseline and supplemental fire protection and cyber security inspections. Additionally, coordinates power uprate inspections and Part 21 report reviews.
Chief: Donald Jackson
The Operations Safety Branch implements the operator licensing program by performing operator requalification training inspections and operator licensing examinations; provides technical expertise and support for the operator licensing program; and performs Region-based baseline and supplemental operator requalification training program inspections.
Division of Nuclear Materials Safety
Director: Daniel Collins
Deputy Director: Joseph Nick
Provides implementation policy oversight and direction for the Materials Safety Licensing and Inspection Programs, and Agreement State reviews. Manages reactor decommissioning activities and regional Site Decommissioning Management Plan (SDMP) activities. Provides for prompt onsite response to events at materials facilities and at sites in decommissioning. Manages enforcement and allegation follow-up for materials licensees and sites in decommissioning. Manages the fixed and mobile radiological laboratories in support of the materials and reactor inspection, and decommissioning program.
Decommissioning and Technical Support Branch
Chief: Marc Ferdas
Performs project management, licensing, and inspection of decommissioning activities at SDMP sites, fuel facilities, and power and non-power reactor sites. Also implements the enforcement policy and performs allegation follow up at licensed facilities.
Chief: James Dwyer
Performs licensing and inspection activities for NRC licensed medical and academic materials licensees in the Northeastern U.S. Also implements the enforcement policy and performs allegation follow up at licensed facilities.
Commercial, Industrial, R&D and Academic Branch
Chief: Blake Welling
Performs licensing and inspection activities for NRC licensed commercial, industrial and R&D materials users in the Northeastern U.S. Also implements the enforcement policy and performs allegation follow up at licensed facilities.
Part 37 Team
Team Leader: Randolph Ragland, Jr.
Division of Resource Management
Director: Pamela Baker
Deputy Director: Tracy Walker
Performs administrative functions in human resource management, contract administration, budget and fiscal management, ADP services, space and property management, telecommunications, and general administrative services, including licensee fee management and FOIA processing.
Human Resources Staff
Human Resources Team Leader: Colleen Todd
Provides and coordinates regional human resource services, including training, staffing, employee benefits, and labor relations.
Financial Resources Branch
Chief: David Rule
Performs all fiscal activities for the Region including budget formulation and execution, accounting, procurement, contract management, travel services, vehicle functions, and property management and space utilization services.
Information Resources Branch
Chief: Michael Dean
Provides Regional information technology/information management support, including computer operations, telecommunications, mail, and records file management, including ADAMS and FOIA, and license fee reporting. Computer services include application/system development, end user support, and LAN administration.