United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Scott Sloan

Scott Sloan is the Chief of the Operator Licensing and Training Branch within the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.  He manages the team responsible for establishing rules, standards, plans, and policy in the area of operator licensing; for the initial examination, licensing, and requalification programs for power reactor operator applicants and operators; and for oversight of regional implementation of the licensed operator program.

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Sloan was responsible for the planning, scheduling, execution, and communication of a variety of rulemaking activities, with an emphasis on security and fitness for duty issues. While at the NRC, Mr. Sloan has also been responsible for the NRC's Research and Test Reactor incident response program. In this role, he oversaw a complete overhaul of the program, leading to increased management awareness, more open communication with licensees, and a more adaptive infrastructure. Mr. Sloan first came to the NRC in 2009, where he was a regional inspector, taking part in various inspection activities at a number of nuclear power plants.

Before joining the NRC, Mr. Sloan was a program manager for Northrop Grumman Undersea Systems, and prior to that, he served as a submarine officer, deploying overseas twice in support of missions vital to national security. Mr. Sloan continues his military service as a Navy Reserve officer serving with the Navy Installations Command, responsible for the emergency management and crisis action capabilities of over 75 shore installations worldwide.  Mr. Sloan graduated with merit from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Systems Engineering.
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