United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Anthony Vegel

Tony Vegel is the Acting Division Director of Reactor Safety in Region IV in Arlington, Texas. His responsibilities include implementation of the Reactor Oversight Process at the 14 nuclear power plants in Region IV. Immediately prior to this assignment, he served as Deputy Director in the Division of reactor Projects in Region IV. Prior to that he served as a Branch Chief in the Divisions of Reactor Safety and Reactor Projects in Region III, located in Lisle, Illinois. In 2001, Mr. Vegel was also a team member on the IAEA International regulatory review Team mission to Lithuania. Prior to his selection as a Branch Chief in 1998, Mr. Vegel had extensive field experience as an inspector at both boiling water and pressurized water reactor nuclear power generation facilities. Mr. Vegel was a Senior Resident Inspector at the Zion Nuclear Power Station from 1997 to 1998, and the Senior Resident Inspector at the Fermi Nuclear Power Plant from 1994 to 1997. In 1997 Mr. Vegel received the Meritorious Service Award for Senior Resident Inspector Excellence. Prior to being a Senior Resident Inspector, he was the Resident Inspector at the Perry Nuclear Plant from 1991 through 1994. Mr. Vegel started his NRC career in 1989 as a Reactor Engineer in the Division of Reactor Projects at the Region I office in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Vegel was an officer in the U.S. Navy Submarine force. Mr. Vegel started his Naval career as an enlisted sailor, and was subsequently selected to the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

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