United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Timmothy S. Rausch

Tim Rausch is Talen Energy senior vice president and Chief Nuclear Officer, responsible for the Susquehanna nuclear power plant, two-unit, 2,700 megawatt facility in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Rausch came to the Susquehanna plant in 2009 after 25 years of experience in virtually all the disciplines of the nuclear power industry.

He began his nuclear career with GPU Nuclear Corp. as an operator training instructor at the Oyster Creek plant in New Jersey.  After moving to FirstEnergy's Perry nuclear plant in Ohio, he served in leadership positions in operations, maintenance, engineering, training, quality and refueling outages before being named plant general manager in 2002.

In 2004, he accepted a position with Exelon Nuclear Corp., where he served as design engineering director, engineering director for the Exelon fleet, and site vice president of the Oyster Creek plant.

A native of Ohio, Rausch earned a bachelor of science degree in nuclear engineering from the business administration from Cleveland State University.

Rausch is actively engaged in nuclear industry organizations and holds leadership positions with the Nuclear Energy Institute and the Electric Power Research Institute.  He serves as Chairman of EPRl's Nuclear Power Council, an international advisory committee for nuclear power research.  He also serves as Chairman of the Utilities Service Alliance Board of Directors.

He is a member of the Ohio State University Nuclear Engineering Advisory Board and the Greater Lehigh Valley {Pa.) United Way Board.
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