DCISC Consultant Richard D. McWhorter, Jr.
Richard D. McWhorter, Jr., holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. He is a 30-year veteran of the nuclear power industry. He served for ten years as a division officer and department head in the navy’s nuclear submarine program in which he was responsible for the operation of his submarine’s nuclear power plant. Mr. McWhorter then served the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for ten years first as an Operator Licensing Examiner and then as Senior Resident Inspector at North Anna Power Station. He then was employed for two years as a Systems Engineering Manager for Dominion Virginia Power at North Anna Power Station. For the last eight years, Mr. McWhorter has been employed at Old Dominion Electric Cooperative where he currently serves as Vice President of Operations and Asset Management. Mr. McWhorter became a DCISC Consultant in early-2016.