Nominating Committee Selects 2019 Candidates
Vice President / President-Elect Candidates
The ANS Nominating Committee has selected as the candidates for Vice President/President-Elect: Harold Lee Dodds (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) and Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar (Idaho State University).
The ANS Nominating Committee has selected as the candidates for Treasurer: John Bess (Idaho National Laboratory) and William (Art) Wharton (Studsvik Scandpower).
Board of Directors Candidates
The ANS Board of Directors each serve a three year term that begins and ends during an ANS Annual Meeting. The ANS Bylaws and Rules require that U.S. and NonU.S. members be proportionately represented; therefore, in the 2019 election, there are four U.S. Director At-Large and one Non-U.S. Director At-Large positions to be filled.
U.S. Director At-Large Position Candidates
Nominated to run for the U.S. Director At-Large positions are: Mark DeHart (Idaho National Laboratory), Peter Lyons (Consultant), Margaret Harding (4 Factor Consulting, LLC), James (Vince) Gilbert (EXCEL Services Corporation), Corey McDaniel (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Brett Rampal (Clean Air Task Force), Patricia Paviet (U.S. Department of Energy), Charles Forsberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Myron Kaczmarsky (Holtec International), and Maureen Brown (Communication Consultant).
Non-U.S. Director At-Large Position Candidates
Nominated to run for the Non-U.S. Director At-Large – Latin American Region position are: Gustavo Alonso (Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones) and Olga Simbalista (ABEN Associacao Brasileira de Energia Nuclear).
Directors whose terms will end in June 2019 are: Sue Aggarwal, James Behrens, Daniel Churchman, Robert Coward (Officer), Darby Kimball (Officer), Kathryn Mummah (Student Director), Eleodor Nichita, and Todd Palmer.
In addition to Chair Robert Coward, members of this year’s Nominating Committee included: Local Sections Committee Chair Tinh Tran, Professional Divisions Committee Chair Thomas Remick, Joyce Connery, Harsh Desai, Raymond Klann, Amy Lientz, Sandra Sloan, and Craig Williamson.
Nominating by Petition
Members have the option to Nominate by Petition. Candidates, other than individuals on the Nominating Committee's slate, may be nominated by petition for Officer and Director vacancies. Acceptable petitions must:
- Be signed by 200 or more ANS voting members;
- Contain the original signature of each petitioner;
- Have the nominee's written consent; and
- Be in the Office of the ANS Executive Director at least 22 weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.
Petitions for the 2019 national election are due at ANS Headquarters no later than January 6, 2019 (no extensions).
Ballots for the 2019 election will be sent electronically on February 25, 2019. Ballots for the national election must be submitted no later than 12 noon (CDT) on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.