Scott Morris

Scott A. Morris serves as the NRC's Deputy Executive Director for Reactor and Preparedness Programs. He began in this role in January 2023.

Mr. Morris joined the NRC in 1993. He has served in a number of progressively more responsible positions, including Senior Resident Inspector at two power reactor facilities in Region I; Executive Technical Assistant, Office of the Executive Director for Operations; and Reactor Security Branch Chief, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR).

Since joining the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2007, Mr. Morris has served in several senior management positions in NSIR, including Deputy Director for Reactor Security, Division of Security Policy; Deputy Director for Incident Response; and Deputy Director, Division of Preparedness and Response. In May 2014, Mr. Morris was selected as the Director, Division of Inspection and Regional Support in NRR. In June 2016, he was selected as the Deputy Regional Administrator, Region IV and in 2018 as the Regional Administrator.

Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Morris served seven years on active duty as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy (Nuclear Submarine program). Mr. Morris received a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of the NRC's SES Candidate Development Program.

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