Director, Office of Enforcement
Kevin Dressman is the Director of the Office of Enforcement within the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments. The Office of Enforcement implements the DOE’s congressionally-authorized regulatory enforcement program in the areas of nuclear safety, worker safety and health, and classified information security. Mr. Dressman has led and performed evaluations of safety and security performance of DOE and National Nuclear Security Administration operations in a wide variety of operational contexts, and regularly promotes performance improvement through sharing of lessons learned.
Mr. Dressman has more than 25 years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating occupational and nuclear safety, fire protection, environmental compliance, and physical security programs in a wide variety of mission environments at three Executive Branch agencies. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Dressman served as Director of the DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement, where he led a staff of senior technical experts monitoring DOE nuclear, non-nuclear, and high hazard research laboratory and industrial operations for worker safety and health performance and compliance with the Department’s occupational safety, industrial hygiene, fire protection, and related regulations and consensus standards.
Mr. Dressman previously served in senior management positions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture where he led agency-wide programs for developing and implementing environmental, health, and safety (EHS) policies and programs as well as EHS inspections and audits.
Mr. Dressman holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University, and has completed the Federal Executive Institute’s Leadership for a Democratic Society program.