Mr. Mann has 35 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs. He has provided support to the PWROG Licensing Committee and BWROG Licensing Committee for over two decades. He manages the Technical Specifications Task Force (TSTF) (a joint activity of the PWROG, BWROG, and the AP1000 Owners Group), and is the principle author of over 550 TSTF travelers, including all of the risk-informed travelers. Mr. Mann acts as the point-of-contact for the industry on Technical Specifications-related issues.
Mr. Mann believes strongly in training the next generation of Regulatory Affairs professionals. He provides regulatory support and training to EXCEL’s domestic and international clients and has created hundreds of regulatory submittals. He created Nukapedia, an online resource for Regulatory Affairs information. Mr. Mann is the principle author of the Writer’s Guide for Plant-Specific Improved Technical Specifications, and led the team that revised NEI 06-02, “License Amendment Request Guidelines,” as part of an initiative to standardize the license amendment process.
Mr. Mann serves on a number of NEI committees, such as the Regulatory Issues Task Force and the Risk Informed Technical Specifications Task Force. He is a frequent speaker at the NRC’s Regulatory Information Conference, the American Nuclear Society’s Utility Working Conference, and the NEI Regulatory Affairs Forum.
Before joining EXCEL in 1997, Mr. Mann held a number of positions in Management, Licensing, Project Management, and Reactor Engineering at several utilities, where he developed a number of first-of-a-kind approaches. Mr. Mann was a utility member of the TSTF and its predecessor organizations since their inception in 1993. He was a member of the U.S. Council on Energy Awareness’ “Energy America” speakers’ program and traveled the country addressing energy issues to an estimated audience of 1.5 million persons.