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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

• Kristine L. Svinicki – Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Kristine L. Svinicki, Nominee for Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Kristine L. Svinicki is a Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), a position she has held since 2008.  Prior to joining the NRC, Ms. Svinicki served as a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee for Senator John Warner and Senator John McCain.  From 2001 to 2005, she served as a senior policy advisor to Senator Larry Craig.  From 1990 to 2001, Ms. Svinicki worked as a nuclear engineer in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy, Science, and Technology, the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, and the Idaho Operations Office.  She began her career in 1989 as an energy engineer with the State of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Public Service Commission in Madison, Wisconsin.  Ms. Svinicki received a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan. 

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