United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Margaret Doane

Margaret Doane currently serves as Director, Office of International Programs, a position she has held since 2007. In this capacity, Ms. Doane serves as a principal liaison between the international regulatory community and the members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission as well as civilian nuclear policy-making bodies within the U.S. Government. She has particular expertise in the import-export licensing area and has been instrumental in U.S. efforts to implement the IAEA Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources. Under Ms. Doane’s leadership, the Office of International Programs has initiated broad-ranging bilateral and multilateral cooperative activities with counterparts throughout the world covering both nuclear power and non-power applications. Previously, Ms. Doane served for three years as Deputy Director of the Office of International Programs. She is a 2004 graduate of the SES Candidate Development Program. From 1998 through 2004, Ms. Doane served on the staff of Commissioner Jeffrey S. Merrifield in progressively responsible positions, ultimately serving as his Chief of Staff. Before joining Commissioner Merrifield’s staff, she served as an attorney in the Office of Commission Appellate Adjudication from 1991 to 1998. She began her career at the NRC in 1991 as a Special Assistant (Legal) in the Office of the Secretary. Prior to joining the NRC, Ms. Doane served for 3 years as an attorney advisor for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of Veterans Appeals. Ms. Doane received a B.A. degree in Economics from Loyola College in Baltimore and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law.

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