United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Robert Kahler

Robert Kahler has over 38 years of extensive experience and formal education in the areas of nuclear power plant emergency preparedness, nuclear power plant operations, intergovernmental agency relations, human resources, and business administration.  Currently, Mr. Kahler is the Branch Chief of the Emergency Preparedness Policy and Oversight Branch at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and is responsible for the emergency preparedness regulatory, guidance, and inspection programs.  Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Kahler worked at the Beaver Valley Power Station as Manager, Emergency Preparedness, and was a licensed Senior Reactor Operator at both units.  He began his nuclear career as a Reactor Operator at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the nation’s first commercial nuclear power plant.  He holds a BS degree in Secondary Education, Mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a BS degree in Human Resources from Geneva College, a Masters in Business Administration from Point Park University, and a Certificate in Legislative Studies from Georgetown University.
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