Ms. Bradford joined the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in 2000 as an environmental engineer in the Decommissioning Branch in the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS). Since joining the NRC, she has held positions of increasing responsibility including, Chief, Low-Level Waste Branch, NMSS; Deputy Chief of Staff in former Chairman Jaczko’s office; and Chief, Advanced Reactor and Policy Branch, Office of New Reactors (NRO). Her other assignments have included Executive Technical Assistant in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations and Deputy Budget Director in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Since joining the Senior Executive Service in 2016, Ms. Bradford has served as Deputy Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, NRO, and as Deputy Director, Division of Licensing, Siting and Environmental Analysis, NRO. Since October 2019, Ms. Bradford serves as the Division Director for the Division of New and Renewed Licenses in Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
Before joining the NRC, Ms. Bradford was an environmental engineer for nuclear projects at the Science Applications International Corporation. She has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a master's degree in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Bradford is also a graduate of the NRC Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program.
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