United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Larry Camper

Mr. Camper has over 36 years of experience, both in public and private sectors, within the nuclear industry. In the private sector, Mr. Camper occupied several positions of increasing management responsibility, including Director of Technical Operations, Executive Vice-President and President, within a rapidly growing consulting firm that provided a broad spectrum of technical services in health physics, environmental science, radioactive waste management, and radio-pharmaceutical management. While in the private sector, Mr. Camper served as a Radiation Safety Officer and was qualified by several States as a radiation safety expert. In addition, he was appointed by the Governor to serve on the State of Maryland Radiation Control Advisory Board. In 1989, Mr. Camper returned to the NRC as a Project Manager within the Division of Waste Management.

In 1990, Mr. Camper became the Section Leader for the Medical and Academic Section, and in 1995, he was promoted to Branch Chief of the Medical, Academic, and Commercial Use Safety Branch, Division of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety.

In 1999, he was appointed as the Branch Chief, Decommissioning Branch, Division of Waste Management. In 2003, Mr. Camper was appointed as the Deputy Director for the Licensing and Inspection Directorate in the Spent Fuel Project Office. Mr. Camper assumed his current duties in 2005 and he serves as the USA Representative to the Waste Safety Standards Advisory Committee of the International Atomic Energy Agency, as a Member of the Board of Directors and the Program Advisory Committee for the Waste Management Symposia. Mr. Camper received a B.S. degree in Radiological Science and an MBA from George Washington University. Mr. Camper also completed graduate course work in applied health physics at Oak Ridge Associate Universities and he completed a graduate level Certificate in the National Environmental Policy Act from Duke University, co-sponsored by the Council on Environmental Quality. Mr. Camper is a graduate of the NRC Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program. Mr. Camper is a 2005 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award as a Meritorious Executive within the Senior Executive Service and is the 2010 recipient of the Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Lecture Award provided by the Southeast Compact.

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