James Scarola

Mr. Scarola serves as the independent Chair of the Nuclear, Power Supply, and Environmental Committee, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which operates Evergy’s Wolf Creek nuclear generating station. Mr. Scarola is an independent nuclear oversight consultant and previously served as the Nuclear Industry Fukushima Steering Committee Chairman. He served in numerous nuclear leadership roles at Progress Energy, Inc. prior to their merger with Duke Energy. Mr. Scarola served as Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer at Progress Energy, Inc., Site Vice President of Progress’ Brunswick Nuclear Plant and of their Harris Nuclear Plant. He has also served in leadership roles at Florida Power & Light’s St. Lucie Nuclear Plant. He is a certified Pressurized Water Reactors Senior Reactor Operator and Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Senior Nuclear Plant Manager. Mr. Scarola earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a master of business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology and completed the executive management program at Darden Business School at the University of Virginia.
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