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Site Vice President, Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant

Delson Erb

Site Vice President, Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant 

Delson Erb is site vice president of Plant Farley. Since joining Plant Farley in 2017, he has served as plant manager, operations director, work management director and assistant maintenance director.

Erb previously served as operations director at Tennessee Valley Authority Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant in Spring City, Tennessee, where he was responsible for the addition of Watts Bar Unit 2, the first new nuclear unit in over 20 years in the United States. With TVA, he held various leadership positions in the work management and operations departments at Sequoyah, Watts Bar and the corporate office.

Prior to joining TVA, he was an instructor for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after serving as a licensed senior reactor operator at Susquehanna Nuclear Station and a non-licensed operator at Limerick Generating Station.

Erb has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. He has extensive leadership training including PPL Corporation’s Senior Leadership Academy – Managing People and Processes; Emerging Nuclear Leadership Seminar with Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management; the Center for Creative Leadership Program; and the Senior Nuclear Plant Manager Course sponsored by INPO.