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Stephen Burns Sworn in as NRC Commissioner

Stephen Burns was sworn in to the Commission on November 5, 2014.  Burns was nominated by President Obama in July and confirmed by the Senate in September.  He will serve a five-year term expiring in June 2019.  Burns most recently served as the Head of Legal Affairs for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Nuclear Energy Agency.  Before joining the OECD in 2012, Burns served as NRC General Counsel and has worked at the NRC in a variety of roles for over 30 years.

To view the NRC’s press release, click here.