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Professional Development Coordination Committee


The Professional Development Coordination Committee (PDCC) shall be responsible for coordinating the requested and deemed appropriate professional development activities of the ANS, including the development and delivery of workshops, special seminars and sessions at ANS meetings, courses, etc., which will result in service to the membership as well as some revenue to the American Nuclear Society.

The PDCC will be the key standing committee responsible for the continued training, education and development of ANS members.  The PDCC will coordinate the activities with divisions through the Professional Divisions Committee (PDC) and other standing committees.

The PDCC shall also be represented in the Professional Divisions Committee (PDC) and the National Program Committee (NPC).  The PDCC will have a liaison in both.


The Committee shall be composed of at least six (6) Fellows, Members, Student, Emeritus or Honorary Life Members, but no more than twelve (12) members.  The membership shall consist of the chair, vice chair, and up to ten (10) additional members.  At least one member of the committee shall be licensed as a Professional Engineer in one of the states in the US. 

Members should ideally have technical experience in managing or teaching educational or professional development courses in industry and/or academia.  One of the appointed members should be a student member.  The members will be appointed for three-year terms, with the terms of approximately one-third (1/3) of the members expiring at the close of each Annual Meeting.  The chairs of the Professional Divisions Committee and the Professional Engineering Examination Committee, or their designated representatives, will serve as ex officio members.

Committee Chair: Brian Collins

Staff Liaison: Rick Michal

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