ANS elects new VP/president-elect, treasurer, and Board members

April 22, 2021, 7:01AMANS News

Arndt

Wharton

The results are in. Steven Arndt, ANS Fellow and member since 1981, has been elected the next ANS vice president/president-elect, and W.A. “Art” Wharton III, ANS member since 2004, was elected for a second two-year term as treasurer.

Four candidates were elected to serve three-year terms as at-large members of the Board of Directors.

Bachmann

Prat

In addition, Catherine M. Prat, ANS member since 2011 and a senior engineer at Westinghouse Electric Company, was elected as the Young Member director, a position created in 2020. Amanda M. Bachmann, ANS member since 2016 and a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), was elected Student director.

The new vice president/president-elect, treasurer, and directors will begin their terms on June 17 during the 2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting, which is again being conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vice president/president elect: Arndt, Distinguished Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will succeed current ANS Vice President/President-Elect Steven P. Nesbit, an ANS member since 1989 and president of LMNT Consulting. Nesbit will succeed current President Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, an ANS member since 1994 and an associate dean in the College of Science and Engineering at Idaho State University. Dunzik-Gougar will remain on the Board for a one-year term in her role as immediate past president.

Board members: The four newly elected members of the Board are Harsh S. Desai, ANS member since 2005 and senior manager at the Nuclear Energy Institute; Julie G. Ezold, ANS member since 1992 and section head of Radioisotope Production and Operations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jess C. Gehin, ANS member since 1993 and associate laboratory director for Nuclear Science and Technology at Idaho National Laboratory; and Kathryn D. Huff, ANS member since 2008 and an assistant professor at UIUC.

Desai

Ezold

Gehin

Huff

Voting: The 2021 election results were certified by the election services company Survey and Ballot Systems on April 12, following the completion and return of 21.67 percent of the 10,245 ballots sent to ANS members eligible to vote in the election.


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