THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES HUBERT T. BELL, JR. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF
THE U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
The President today announced his intent to nominate Hubert T. Bell, Jr. as Inspector General of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Hubert T. Bell, Jr. of Alabama is a law enforcement professional with over twenty eight years experience in the U.S. Secret Service. Since May of 1994, Mr. Bell has served as executive director of workforce planning and diversity management at the Secret Service Headquarters in Washington, D.C. From August 1993 to April 1994, he was assistant director of the office of inspection at the Secret Service Headquarters. Other assignments with the Secret Service include assistant director of the office of protective operations; deputy assistant director of the office of investigations; special agent in charge, Vice Presidential Protective Division; and special agent in charge, Honolulu, Hawaii Field Office. Mr. Bell received a B.S. degree in 1965 from Alabama State University.
The Inspector General (IG) of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has broad responsibility to audit and investigate NRC programs and operations to prevent and detect waste, fraud and abuse. The IG conducts, directs and reports on audits, investigations and other reviews. The IG provides leadership and coordinates and recommends policies designed to promote economy and efficiency in agency programs and operations. Finally, the IG is responsible for keeping the NRC Chairman and Congress fully informed with respect to problems and deficiencies relating to program administration and operations.