The Nuclear Information Technology Strategic Leadership (NITSL) group is a nuclear industry group of all nuclear generation utilities that exchange information related to information technology management and quality issues. NITSL is an organization that brings together the leaders in the nuclear utility industry and regulatory agencies to address the issues involved with information technology used in nuclear-powered utilities. NITSL maintains an awareness of industry information technology-related initiatives and events, and communicates those events to the membership.
The Nuclear Information Technology Strategic Leadership organization, as an INPO Topical Area, provides a forum for leadership and strategic guidance for the consistent and efficient application and support of information technologies, including business and plant systems that enable the Nuclear Power Industry.
NITSL establishes a forum to provide leadership and strategic guidance for information technology in the nuclear industry.
Phillip Moman is an IT Manager at Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Station leading a diverse team of individuals providing support for technology applications and hardware platforms. Phillip’s previous roles include IT Supervisor overseeing the Critical Systems Desk supporting Southern Company’s Trading Floor and Generation. Phillip holds a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Computer Science and Personnel Management from Jacksonville State University. Phillip has more than 33 years of IT experience mainly supporting the Nuclear organization. Phillip resides with his wife of thirty years in Ashford Alabama
Amanda Engle is a Sr. Services Analyst at Exelon Corporation. Some of her responsibilities include CAP Coordinator, SQA Administration, IT Financials, Problem Management and participating in various IT projects. She is passionate about identifying program and process improvements and implementing enhancements that provide greater efficiency and effectiveness. Amanda has been active in the NITSL community since 2016, serving as the SQA Committee Chair in 2018 and performing Exelon host responsibilities in 2020.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois.
Amanda resides in Chicago and enjoys travelling, relaxing on her patio, and playing board games with her friends
Kevin Sykes, CISSP, is the Cyber Security Supervisor at Energy Northwest. He supervises the team responsible for the nuclear plant cyber security program. Kevin has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Central Washington University and a Masters in Business Administration from Washington State University. He has worked at Energy Northwest for 11 years.
Matthew Rhone is an IT Architect at Talen Energy with responsibilities that span multiple business areas in the enterprise. His background is in application development, integration, and implementation. He has worked in IT for Talen Energy and its predecessor PPL for 22 years with a significant focus on Susquehanna Nuclear applications since the creation of Talen Energy. His involvement with the nuclear organization began with the migration of nearly all of Talen’s applications to cloud services as part of the spin off from PPL. In his current role he is responsible for various development and integration platforms, corporate web platforms, real estate, and renewables applications. In addition, he provides architecture oversight and consulting for key project and support needs across the IT organization.
Keith Carradine has worked for DTE Energy for 13 years. Currently he is the IT Business Relationship Manager for Enrico Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant. Keith has an Engineering and Metrology background along with IT experience in Shared Infrastructure and Network Operations. He has a Master's degree in Management and Leadership as well as an MBA in IT Management
Cathy has worked for NITSL since 2015 and is responsible for the daily operations, conference and financial needs. She also works with vendors to secure sponsorships and participation in the annual conference and maintains website updates. Cathy holds a BS in Business Management with a Marketing Option from Penn State University and an ABS in Business Administration from Penn State.