United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Rebecca Tadesse

Rebecca Tadesse has been with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for approximately 16 years. Currently, she provides supervision, leadership and project management to a diverse technical staff of Masters and Ph.D. level Engineers and Scientists in the Office of Research, Radiation Protection Branch. Previously, Rebecca worked as Commissioner Magwood’s Policy Advisor for Materials. She joined the NRC in 1998 as a Health Physicist in NRR, and before being selected for Commission staff she was the Chief, Material Decommissioning Branch, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, FSME.  Prior to this appointment, she served as Material Technical Assistant to Commissioner Lyons. Prior to that, Rebecca worked as a Senior Operational Assistant staff in the EDO’s office. She also has held several positions with increasing responsibility in NMSS, including Health Physicist, Project Manager, and Technical Assistant to the Director.  Prior to her appointment with NRC, she worked for Commonwealth Edison Corporation, General Atomics, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Rebecca earned a B.S. degree in Health Physics from Purdue University and an M.S. degree in Environmental Science/Policy from Johns Hopkins University.
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