John Lubinski Named NMSS Director at NRC

By press release dated March 13, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that John Lubinski has been selected as the Director of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS). 


 “John Lubinski is a proven leader with a wide range of experience at the NRC, having served in a variety of key roles across the agency for nearly 29 years,” said NRC Executive Director for Operations Margaret Doane.  “His dedication and commitment to ensuring public health and safety in his regulatory capacity makes him a superb choice for this important position.”

Lubinski will transition into the position later this month.  He succeeds Marc Dapas, who retired in February 2019.


Lubinski began his career at NRC as a Mechanical Engineer in NMSS in May 1990.  During his tenure, Lubinski served in a number of high profile positions, including Senior Enforcement Specialist, Office of Enforcement; Chief, Inspection Section; and, Chief, Fuel Manufacturing Section in NMSS.  

He held several other key positions in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR), including Director, Division of Engineering.  Most recently, Lubinski served as Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response.

Lubinski is a graduate of the NRC Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program and Leadership Potential Program.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.

For additional information, please contact NRC’s Office of Public Affairs at (301) 415-8200.