Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRC Announces Senior Management Appointment for Frederick D. Brown

March 7, 2017

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced the appointment of Frederick D. Brown as Deputy Executive Director for Materials, Waste, Research, State, Tribal, Compliance, Administration and Human Capital Programs.

In this capacity, Brown is responsible for overseeing the nuclear materials and waste safety program activities of the agency. He is also responsible for guiding and directing programs related to nuclear regulatory research, state and tribal activities, enforcement and investigations, and activities related to human resources and corporate support.

Brown replaces Glenn Tracy, who recently retired.

Brown joined the NRC's Region III office in 1994. He served as a resident inspector at a fuel cycle facility and as a senior resident inspector at a reactor site. He later moved to the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards in NRC headquarters, and served in several branch chief roles in the areas of nuclear materials and high-level waste.

After completing a Senior Executive Service rotation in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, he held progressively responsible SES positions in the Office of New Reactors and the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. Brown then served as Deputy Regional Administrator for Construction in the agency's Region II before returning to headquarters to serve in positions in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations and the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Before joining the NRC, Mr. Brown spent 12 years as an engineer, supervisor and manager at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. He holds a bachelor's of science degree with a double major from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., and is a registered Professional Engineer (Mechanical) in California.

For more information:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Washington, District of Columbia
United States, 20555
Tel: 301-415-7000

Holly Harrington
Tel: 301-415-8200

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