United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Scott Morris

Since May 2010, Scott Morris has served as the Deputy Director for Incident Response in the NRC’s Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR). In this capacity he is responsible for all aspects of the NRC’s Incident Response Program, including the maintenance and staffing of the agency’s 24/7 Headquarters Operations Center. His organization develops policies, programmatic guidance, plans and procedures to ensure that NRC provides timely and effective response to National incidents and events involving NRC-licensed materials. Exercise coordination and liaison with other Federal and State emergency response authorities are also key organizational responsibilities. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Morris served as the Deputy Director for Reactor Security in NSIR, where he was responsible for new and operating power reactor security-related policy and guidance development, rulemaking, and licensing activities. Mr. Morris has also served as the Reactor Security Branch Chief in NSIR, a Senior Technical Assistant in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations, and the Senior Resident Inspector at two different power reactor facilities in NRC Region 1. Mr. Morris joined the NRC in 1993 after serving 7 years on active duty as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy (Nuclear Submarine program). Mr. Morris earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University in 1986 and is a 2007 graduate of the NRC’s SES Candidate Development Program.

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