United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Robert Kahler

Robert E. Kahler has over 30 years of extensive experience in nuclear power encompassing the areas of emergency preparedness, PWR reactor operations, and licensed operator training. Currently, Mr. Kahler is the Branch Chief of the Emergency Preparedness Inspection and Regulatory Improvements Branch and is responsible for maintaining oversight of the emergency preparedness rulemaking effort and inspection program. As such, Mr. Kahler is extremely well versed in the NRC's emergency preparedness program requirements and inspection activities for commercial nuclear power plants. Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Kahler worked at the Beaver Valley Power Station as Manager, Emergency Preparedness, and was a licensed Senior Reactor Operator at both units. He began his nuclear career as a Reactor Operator at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the nation’s first commercial nuclear power plant. Mr. Kahler holds a BS degree in Secondary Education, Mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a BS degree in Human Resources from Geneva College, and a Masters in Business Administration from Point Park University.

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