Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Obama Nominates Ostendorff To NRC

President Obama nominated William Charles Ostendorff to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the remainder of resigning Commissioner Dale Klein's term, which expires on June 30, 2011. His nomination was sent to the Senate on Dec 12, 2009.

Mr. William (Bill) C. Ostendorff, left, previously served as Counsel and Staff Director for the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee. In 2002, Ostendorff retired from the Navy and joined the Institute for Defense Analyses. From 1999-2002, he served as Director of the Division of Mathematics and Science at the United States Naval Academy. From 1998-1999, he commanded Submarine Squadron Six in Norfolk, Virginia. From 1996-1998, he was Director of the Submarine Force Atlantic Prospective Commanding Officer School. He served on six submarines, including command of the USS NORFOLK (SSN 714) from 1992-1995.

A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Ostendorff graduated from the United States Naval Academy with Merit in 1976, with a B.S. in Systems Engineering. He received a J.D. from the University of Texas (Order of the Coif) and an LLM with Distinction in International and Comparative Law from the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Ostendorff and his wife reside in Oakton, Virginia, and have three children. (DOE-NNSA)

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