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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.
Yassin A. Hassan
K.K.S. PillayFrance C. Bres-TutinoGuenther Kessler
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Best Section)Pennsylvania State University (Honorable Mention)University of Missouri-Rolla (Honnorable Mention)
Eric P. Loewen
Small Local SectionsPittsburgh (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs, Best Public Information and Education, Best Overall)Savannah River (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsIdaho (Best Overall)
Allen J. Toreja
Saxton Nuclear Experimental Corporation Facility Approved SeptemberChemical Engineering Building 205 Approved SeptemberAdvanced Thermal Reactor at Fugen Nuclear Power Station Approved September
Lisa R. Vickers
Gerald C. Pomraning
Robert W. HessNuclear Energy InstituteEdward "Ted" L. QuinnJorge Spitalnik
Frederick W. Ingram
Bal Raj Sehgal
E. Gail de Planque
Wade J. Richards
GraduateOhio State UniversityD. Mills, C. Li, M. Fiorino, A. Hakobyan, R. Waghray, C. SegoviaUniversity of TennesseeS. Bell, R. Willis, S. Frederiksen, S. Holcombe, B. MitchellUndergraduatePurdue UniversityJ. Jenkins, S. Clark, C. Cotton, D. MundyUniversity of TennesseeJ. DeGolyer, T. Woody, M. Balanky, A. Desmone, R. Bivins
Soon Heung Chang
Hideaki TakabeLaurance J. Suter
Robert A. Bari
North Anna Power StationDominion Generation
W. Gary Gates Omaha Public Power District
Betty F. Maskewitz
Weston M. StaceyPaul J. Turinsky
Walter A. Simon