Roberts and John held new positions in Operations: NRC
23 March 2020
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Darrell Roberts as Deputy Executive Director for Operations, in the areas of materials, waste and corporate support, and John (Jack) Giessner as Region III Administrator.
Roberts joined the NRC in 1989 and currently serves as the Region III Administrator, a position he has held since December 2018. He has held several key management positions at the NRC, including reactor engineer in the Division of Reactor Projects, Region II; resident inspector at the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Station in North Carolina; and senior resident inspector at the Catawba Nuclear Station in South Carolina.
Giessner joined the NRC in 2004 and currently serves as the Deputy Administrator for Region III, a position he has held since December 2018. He also has served in other key agency positions, including reactor engineer in Region III; resident and senior resident inspector at the Palisades Nuclear Plant; and in senior management of several regional divisions. Prior to joining the NRC, Giessner worked for two commercial utilities in engineering and operations.