United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Sherry Bernhoft

Sherry Bernhoft is the Program Manager for Long Term Operations within Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) Nuclear Sector.  In this position she is responsible for managing strategic planning and a portfolio of research projects that provide the technical basis for operations of nuclear power plants beyond the current regulatory operating license term of 60 years in the US.  This portfolio of research projects is collaborated with the DOE Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) projects and EPRI's international partners.

Sherry joined EPRI in 2012 as a Program Manager.  Prior to joining EPRI Sherry worked at a number of nuclear power plants in the US, most recently the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant where she was Manager, Project Engineering responsible for the design, project controls and installation of several large capital projects.  Prior to working for Luminant Sherry worked for Mitsubishi as the Senior Project Manager for the proposed Comanche Peak units 3 and 4 new build projects and lead an international team responsible for preparation of the reference COLA for the MHI US APWR design plant.  Sherry has also worked for NMC as Fleet Director of Project, Management, and Progress Energy's Crystal River Plant as Systems Engineering Manager and Licensing Manager. 

Sherry holds a Chemical Engineering degree from Lafayette College, an MBA from Webster University, an SRO Certification at Crystal River-3, and a STA Certification at the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant.

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