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Regina W. Carter

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications

BWX Technologies, Inc.

Regina W. Carter is the senior vice president of Government Affairs and Communications for BWX Technologies, Inc.

Prior to being elected to her current position in 2015, Ms. Carter held positions of increasing responsibility before being named director of Business & Employee Communications in 2010 when the Company became publicly traded and relocated its headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina. She initially joined the Company in 1984 as a communications specialist in the Public Relations department.

During her professional career, Ms. Carter served in the Communications and Public Relations department of what is now AREVA, NP. She was also owner and president of R. W. Carter & Associates, Inc., a public relations and advertising firm. Following the 9.11 attacks, she founded the Central Virginia Celebrate America Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization formed to honor those who serve and protect their communities.

Ms. Carter earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in journalism from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia. She is a member of the Public Affairs Council, the American Nuclear Society and Women in Government Relations. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra in Lynchburg, Virginia.

In 2015, Ms. Carter was appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the board of the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority and was re-appointed by Governor Ralph Northam after her term concluded. The Authority is established for the purposes of making the Commonwealth a national and global leader in nuclear energy and serving as an interdisciplinary study, research, and information resource for the Commonwealth on nuclear energy issues.