Mr. Bill Borchardt became the Executive Director for Operations at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in May 2008.
Since joining the NRC in 1983, he has served as the senior site inspector at both pressurized and boiling water reactors, and has held several leadership positions in the Operating Reactor Program, the Enforcement Program, the Nuclear Security and Incident Response Program and served as the Director of the Office of New Reactors, a position he assumed when the new office was created in August 2006.
Mr. Borchardt graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. After graduation, he spent five years in the nuclear submarine program.
He was the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award for Management Excellence in 1993 and Presidential Rank Award in 2007.