United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Cindy Pederson

Ms. Pederson joined the NRC in 1983 as a Resident Inspector in Region III, first at the Dresden Resident Office, and later at the Palisades Resident Office.  Since that time, she has served in a number of progressively responsible positions including Chief, Technical Support Staff, Division of Reactor Projects; Director, Enforcement and Investigation Coordination Staff; and Chief, Reactor Support Programs Branch in the Division of Radiation Safety and Safeguards. Since being selected into the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 1994, Ms. Pederson has served in a number of senior management positions in Region III including: Deputy Director, Division of Reactor Safety; Director, Division of Nuclear Materials Safety; and Director, Division of Reactor Safety; Director, Division of Reactor Projects.  Ms. Pederson became the Deputy Regional Administrator, Region III in 2009 and was selected as the Region III Regional Administrator in 2013.  Ms. Pederson received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota.
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