Organization

The CNSC reports to Parliament through the Minister of Natural Resources.

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Independent Commission members

The CNSC's independent Commission has up to seven permanent members. The current Commission membership is as follows:

Executive Committee and support staff

President – Rumina Velshi

  • Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer – Ramzi Jammal
  • Commission Secretary – Marc Leblanc
  • Vice-President and Chief Science Officer – Peter Elder
  • Vice-President and Chief Communications Officer – Jason Cameron
  • Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer – Stéphane Cyr
  • Senior General Counsel – Lisa Thiele
  • Chief of Staff
  • Internal Audit Division

Branches

The CNSC’s operations are divided into separate directorates under four individual branches.

Regulatory Operations Branch: Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer – Ramzi Jammal

  • Directorate of Power Reactor Regulation: Director General – Gerry Frappier
  • Directorate of Nuclear Cycle and Facilities Regulation: Director General – Kavita Murthy
  • Directorate of Nuclear Substance Regulation: Director General – Karen Owen-Whitred
  • Directorate of Regulatory Improvement and Major Projects Management: Director General – Hugh Robertson

Technical Support Branch: Vice-President and Chief Science Officer – Peter Elder

  • Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment: Director General – Haidy Tadros
  • Directorate of Security and Safeguards: Director General – Kathleen Heppell-Masys
  • Directorate of Safety Management: Director General – Greg Lamarre
  • Directorate of Assessment and Analysis: Director General – Michael Rinker

Regulatory Affairs Branch: Vice-President and Chief Communications Officer – Jason Cameron

  • Regulatory Policy Directorate: Director General – Brian Torrie
  • Strategic Planning Directorate: Director General – Liane Sauer
  • Strategic Communications Directorate: Director General – Rhonda Walker-Sisttie

Corporate Services Branch: Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer – Stéphane Cyr

  • Human Resources Directorate: Director General – Robin Butler
  • Finance and Administration Directorate: Director General – Benoit St-Jean
  • Information Management and Technology Directorate: Director General – Colin Moses

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