NWTRB welcomes new executive director

November 15, 2022, 3:00PMANS News


Daniel Ogg, ANS member since 1985, has been selected as the executive director of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.

Earlier in his career, he worked at the U.S. Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board and served in the U.S. Navy aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.

Ogg has a B.S. in engineering from the University of Washington and an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of California—Berkeley.

About the NWTRB: The mission of the NWTRB is to perform unbiased and ongoing technical and scientific peer review of the Department of Energy’s nuclear waste management activities.

The board contributes to increasing confidence in the scientific process and to informing, from a technical and scientific perspective, decisions on nuclear waste management. In addition, it provides objective technical information to Congress, the administration, the DOE, government and nongovernmental organizations, and the public on a range of issues related to spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste management and disposition.

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