Kevin Williams is the leader of the emergency preparedness working group that established the parameters for licensees to address Recommendation 9.3 (staffing analysis and communications) from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC's) Near Term Task Force.
Mr. Williams has served as the Branch Chief of the New Reactor Licensing Branch in the Division of Preparedness and Response in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response since September 2007.
Mr. Williams joined the NRC in September 2002, working in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Division of Inspection and Program Management, then the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response in the Division of Preparedness and Response, holding various staff-level positions of increasing responsibility focused on emergency preparedness-related licensing, guidance, rulemaking and policy development; and oversight programs. Prior to his promotion to Branch Chief, Mr. Williams served as the Team Leader for Communications and Outreach.
Before joining the NRC, Mr. Williams began his nuclear career at the Duane Arnold Energy Center, Palo, Iowa, where he worked for over 16 years. He held various positions in the areas of Radwaste, Health Physics, and Emergency Preparedness. Mr. Williams earned a B.A. in Business Administration with a Chemistry minor from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA.