United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Scott Moore

Scott W. Moore serves as Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS). Mr. Moore joined the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in 1988 as a Health Physicist in NMSS. During his career with the NRC, he has held a number of progressively more responsible positions including Section Leader in the Division of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety and Division of Waste Management in NMSS; Chief, Rulemaking and Guidance Branch, NMSS; and Deputy Director, Division of Materials Safety and State Agreements, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME). In 2007, Mr. Moore was appointed as Deputy Director, Office of International Programs. From November 2010 to March 2011, Mr. Moore served as the Acting Deputy Director of FSME, and from March 2011 to June 2011, he served as the Acting Director of FSME. In February 2012, he became Deputy Director of NMSS, the office that oversees regulation of the Nation's civilian fuel cycle, spent fuel storage, transportation, and high level waste disposal programs.  In October 2014, FSME merged with NMSS, expanding his role as Deputy Director to include radioactive materials, decommissioning, low level waste, Agreement State and Tribal outreach, uranium recovery, and rulemaking. In 2017, Mr. Moore received the prestigious Presidential Meritorious Rank Award.  Prior to joining the NRC, he served in the United States Army as a Radiation Safety Officer. Mr. Moore graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor's degree in Applied and Engineering Physics and is a graduate of the NRC's Senior Executive Service Candidate Program.
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