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November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eleven countries newly elected to IAEA board
Eleven countries have been newly elected to serve on the 35-member board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the period 2021–2022. The election took place on September 23 during the plenary session of the 65th IAEA General Conference, in Vienna, Austria. The conference started on September 20 and will run through September 24.
Elmer E. Lewis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (First Place)University of Maryland (Second Place)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Third Place)University of Florida (Honorable Mention)Texas A&M University (Honorable Mention)
John R. White
Robert L. Skinner
John GrahamNorbert R. GrantNancy M. Trahey
Small Local SectionsVirginia (Best Membership)Virginia (Best Meetings and Programs)Louisiana (Best Public Information/Education)Long Island (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsLong Island (Meritorious, Best Section Management)Idaho (Best Membership)Eastern Carolinas (Best Meetings and Programs)Eastern Washington (Best Public Information/Education)Idaho (Meritorious)International Local SectionsLatin America (Meritorious, All Categories)Savannah River, Washington DC, Taiwan (Meritorious Finalists)
George C. Fullmer (GE NuclearSan Jose) (retired)
Chad B. Carrico
B Reactor Approved OctoberIndian Point 1 Nuclear Generating Station Approved OctoberRadiochemical Development Facility- Building 3019ORNL Approved October
Jeanne K. Krieger
Neil L. Felmus
Richard T. Lahey, Jr.
J. Ed Smith posthumously
GraduateUniversity of TennesseeRoger Brewer, Michael Crouse, Ernie Elliott, Kadir KavakliogluUniversity of Texas, AustinRobert Canaan, Jong-You Kim, Steve Manson, Arnold Preece, Carlos Rios-Martinezz, Hector Vega-CarrilloUndergraduateOregon State UniversityCurt Betts ,Mel Guymon, Mark Galvin, Janet Green, Steve SlaterUniversity of TennesseeChris L. Black, J. Allen Crabtree, Carter D. Hooper, John K. Mattingly, Travis L. Tate
Yih Yun Hsu (Y.Y.)
Thomas E. Murley
Allan F. Henry
Glenn A. Reed