Mr. Allen Howe is the Deputy Director of the Division of Inspection and Regional Support. He joined the NRC in 1985 and served as an Operator Licensing Examiner, Resident Inspector and Senior Operations Engineer in Region I; Reactor Operations Engineer in NRR, Senior Nuclear Engineer and Rulemaking and Guidance Section Chief in the Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards; Reactor Projects Section Chief and Instrumentation and Controls Branch Chief, NRR; and Component Integrity, Performance and Testing Branch Chief in the Office of New Reactors. From January 2009 until November 2012, he served as the Deputy Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, NRR.
Prior to joining the NRC, he was a nuclear test engineer at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Mr. Howe holds a B.S. degree in nuclear engineering from North Carolina State University and is a graduate of the SES Candidate Development Program.