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Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall manage the efforts of the Society, its constituent units, and individual members to promote external awareness of the Society, enable effective communications within the Society, and raise the level of understanding of nuclear science, engineering, and technology among the media, opinion leaders and the public.  It shall make recommendations to the officers and Board of Directors of the Society concerning communications policies and activities, prepare official Society statements for public release, and coordinate communications with other agencies and associations in the nuclear science, engineering and technology area. 

The Communications Committee shall be composed of at least ten (10) but no more than twenty (20) ANS Members, each appointed to a three (3)-year term, with the terms of approximately one-third (1/3) of the members expiring at the close of each Annual Meeting.  At least one (1) of the appointed members shall be a non-U.S. resident.  It is recommended that at least one (1) of the appointed members shall be a Student Member.  At least one (1) of the appointed members shall be on the Board of Directors.  In addition, all Local Sections Communications officers, plus the Chairs of the Professional Divisions and Local Sections Committees, or their designated representatives, shall be ex officio members of this committee.  Ex officio members shall also include a representative from each Professional Divisions and Technical Group designated by the respective Division or Group Chair for a one (1)-year term.  A quorum shall consist of appointed and/or ex officio members equal to a majority of the appointed members.

Committee Chair: Ms. Laura Hermann

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