Current Idaho Cleanup Project Manager Connie Flohr set to retire in April
Headshot picture of Mark Brown

IDAHO FALLS, IdahoEM has selected Mark Brown as the next Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) manager, succeeding current ICP manager Connie Flohr, who will retire from federal service in April.

Brown brings a wealth of knowledge and 40 years of experience with nuclear operations and providing oversight of environmental restoration activities.

Currently deputy manager, Brown has been with ICP at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site for more than 15 years. He led the completion of several key projects for ICP, including the completion of spent nuclear fuel transfers from wet to dry storage, completion of targeted waste exhumation from the Subsurface Disposal Area, and most recently in the successful start of liquid radioactive waste treatment at the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit.

Prior to being deputy manager, Brown was the assistant manager for Nuclear and Safety Performance.

He has served in other leadership positions at DOE since 1995, including director of Tank Farm Operations with EM’s Office of River Protection in Richland, Washington.

A proud veteran, Brown was a nuclear submarine officer with the U.S. Navy and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from The University of Texas.