United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mark Henry Salley

Mark Henry Salley, PE, Chief Fire and External Hazards Analysis Branch, U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, Washington, D.C. 20555-0001
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Society of Professional Engineers
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Salamander Honor Society (Fire Protection)
Experience:   Mr. Salley has presented numerous reports and technical papers on issues related to Nuclear Fire Risk and Protection.  As the Chief of the NRC Fire and External Hazards Analysis Branch since 2004, Mr. Salley is responsible for managing the NRC’s Fire and External Hazards Research program. Prior to that, Mr. Salley was a Fire Protection Engineer in NRC’s Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation for 8 years.

Narrative:  Mr. Salley is a registered professional engineer in Fire Protection Engineering and received his Bachelors of Science and Master of Science degrees in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1987 and 2000 respectively.  Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Salley was the Corporate Fire Protection Engineer for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Nuclear Power Program for over 10 years.  Mr. Salley has also served as a Principle Project Engineer for Parsons-Main Inc. supporting the Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS).  Mr. Salley has an extensive background in fire protection engineering, including firefighting, design engineering, fire testing, analytical analysis, management and regulation.
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