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2019 New Officers / Board Members and Professional Division Leaders

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2019 ANS national election. All new officials' terms begin June 13, 2019.


Vice President / President-Elect


Dr. Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is the associate dean of the College of Science and Engineering, associate professor of nuclear engineering and senior reactor operator at Idaho State University





Treasurer


W. A. “Art” Wharton, III is the vice president of market development at Studsvik Scandpower





U.S. At-Large Directors

Dr. Charles W. Forsberg is the

principle research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Peter B. Lyons is a consultant to domestic and international laboratories and companies

Margaret E. Harding is the president of 4Factor Consulting

Dr. Corey McDaniel is the vice president of Fluor Government Group and business development at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in Chalk River, Canada


Additional Elected Board Member to complete Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar’s term ending June 2020

Dr. Patricia Paviet is the technical group manager  at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory





Non-U.S. At-Large Director

Olga C. R. L. Simbalista is the president of Brazilian Nuclear Energy Association, Rio/Brazil





Student Director

Miriam (Rathbun) Kreher is a second year graduate student, MIT (PhD-track)





Professional Divisions / Technical Group

  • Accelerator Applications Division (AAD)
  • William Horak - Chair
  • Gregory E. Dale – Vice Chair
  • Valeriia N. Starovoitova – Secretary
  • Lin Shao – Treasurer
  • Eva R. Birnbaum - Executive Committee
  • Irina I. Popova - Executive Committee
  • Rolland P. Johnson - Executive Committee
  • Aerospace Nuclear Science & Technology Division (ANSTD)
  • Wesley R. Deason – Secretary
  • Christopher Morrison – Treasurer
  • Kelsa Benensky - Executive Committee
  • Michael G. Houts - Executive Committee
  • Andrew C. Klein - Executive Committee
  • Biology & Medicine Division (BMD)
  • Samuel E. Glover – Chair
  • Stephen P. LaMont – Vice Chair
  • Kyle C. Hartig - Executive Committee
  • Igor Jovanovic - Executive Committee
  • Jung H. Rim - Executive Committee
  • Georg Steinhauser - Executive Committee
  • Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences Division (DESD)
  • Dustin Miller - Chair
  • Douglas A. Davis – Vice Chair
  • Gerard P. van Noordennen – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Mark S. Campagna - Executive Committee
  • Noah W. Fetherston - Executive Committee
  • Miles van Noordennen- Executive Committee
  • Education, Training & Workforce Development Division (ETWDD)
  • Andrew Thomas – Chair
  • James E. Baciak – Vice Chair
  • Daniel Carleton - Secretary
  • R. Craig Williamson – Treasurer
  • Russell G. Coon - Executive Committee
  • Kyle C. Hartig - Executive Committee
  • Lisa Maria Marshall - Executive Committee
  • Justin K. Watson - Executive Committee
  • Fuel Cycle & Waste Management Division (FCWMD)
  • Jared Johnson – Chair
  • Sven O. Bader – Vice Chair
  • Raluca O. Scarlat – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Christina J. Leggett - Executive Committee
  • John H. Kessler - Executive Committee
  • Benjamin B. Cipiti - Executive Committee
  • April Smith - Executive Committee
  • Fusion Energy Division (FED)
  • Robert C. Duckworth - Executive Committee
  • Trey E. Gebhart - Executive Committee
  • Chase N. Taylor - Executive Committee
  • Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls Division (HFICD)
  • Brent Shumaker – Chair
  • Mehdi Tadjalli – 1st Vice Chair
  • Carol S. Smidts – 2nd Vice Chair
  • Daniel G. Cole – Secretary
  • Ronald L. Boring – Treasurer
  • Jamie Baalis Coble - Executive Committee
  • Craig A. Primer - Executive Committee
  • Padhraic L. Mulligan - Executive Committee
  • Brenden J. Heidrich - Executive Committee
  • Isotopes & Radiation Division (IRD)
  • Stephen P. LaMont – Chair
  • Samuel E. Glover – Vice Chair
  • Kimberly A. Burns – Secretary
  • Steven Biegalski - Executive Committee
  • Kyle C. Hartig - Executive Committee
  • Michael D. Heibel - Executive Committee
  • Brenden J. Heidrich - Executive Committee
  • Igor Jovanovic - Executive Committee
  • Materials Science & Technology Division (MSTD)
  • Colby B. Jensen – Vice Chair
  • Troy R. Munro – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Luther (Luke) H. Hallman - Executive Committee
  • Luca Capriotti - Executive Committee
  • Matthew J. Swenson - Executive Committee
  • Chaitanya S. Deo - Executive Committee
  • Mathematics & Computation Division (MCD)
  • David Griesheimer – Chair
  • Robert E. Grove - Vice Chair
  • Sandra Dulla - Executive Committee
  • Katherine E. Royston - Executive Committee
  • Kendra P. (Keady) Long - Executive Committee
  • Nuclear Criticality Safety Division (NCSD)
  • Catherine Percher – Chair
  • Lon E. Paulson - Vice Chair
  • Ellen M. Saylor - Secretary
  • Margaret A. Marshall - Treasurer
  • Hailey M. Green - Executive Committee
  • William Jay (B.J.) Marshall - Executive Committee
  • Kermit A. Bunde - Executive Committee
  • Kristin N. Smith - Executive Committee-Student
  • Nuclear Installations Safety Division (NISD)
  • Eric Harvey – Chair
  • Kevin James Carroll – Vice Chair
  • Robert W. Youngblood – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Katrina M. Groth - Executive Committee
  • Zac Jankovsky - Executive Committee
  • Diego Mandelli - Executive Committee
  • Askin Guler Yigitoglu - Executive Committee
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Division (NNPD)
  • Alicia Swift – Chair
  • Kathryn D. Huff - Vice Chair
  • Katie M. Cook – Secretary
  • Chloe Verschuren – Treasurer
  • Bob Borrelli - Executive Committee
  • Andrea Favalli - Executive Committee
  • Robert B. Hayes - Executive Committee
  • Andrew D. Nicholson - Executive Committee
  • Operations & Power Division (OPD)
  • Shann Coleman – Chair
  • Rosemary Yeremian – 1st Vice Chair
  • Chad J. Boyer – 2nd Vice Chair
  • John K. Downing – Secretary
  • Piyush Sabharwall – Treasurer
  • Stephanie Brabson - Executive Committee
  • Garry G. Young - Executive Committee
  • Radiation Protection & Shielding Division (RPSD)
  • Irina Popova – Chair
  • Steven J. Nathan – Vice Chair
  • Amir A. Bahadori – Secretary
  • David A. Dixon – Treasurer
  • Joel A. Kulesza - Executive Committee
  • Jeremy A. Roberts - Executive Committee
  • Jeremy Bez - Executive Committee-Non-US
  • Alexander Edmund Perry - Executive Committee-Student
  • Reactor Physics Division (RPD)
  • Florent Heidet – Chair
  • Anna S. Erickson – Vice Chair
  • Amanda L. Lang - Secretary
  • Germina Ilas – Treasurer
  • Pavel V. Tsvetkov - Executive Committee
  • Alireza Haghighat - Executive Committee
  • Nathan J. Roskoff - Executive Committee
  • Hyung Jin Shim - Executive Committee-Non-U.S.
  • Robotics & Remote Systems Division (RRSD)
  • Young Soo Park – Secretary
  • Corrie I. Nichol – Treasurer
  • Joseph E. Kowalczyk - Executive Committee
  • Jean R. Plummer - Executive Committee
  • Vaibhav Sinha - Executive Committee
  • Thermal Hydraulics Division (THD)
  • Chul-Hwa Song – Chair
  • Wade Marcum – Vice Chair
  • Elia Merzari – Secretary
  • Bao-Wen Yang – Treasurer
  • Fatih Aydogan - Executive Committee
  • Igor A. Bolotnov - Executive Committee
  • Lane B. Carasik - Executive Committee
  • Yassin A. Hassan - Executive Committee
  • Robert P. Martin - Executive Committee
  • Young Members Group (YMG)
  • Harsh Desai – Chair
  • Catherine M. Prat – Vice Chair
  • Kelsey M. Amundson – Secretary
  • Matthew J. Jasica – Treasurer
  • Katie Mummah - Executive Committee

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