Secretary and Executive Vice President William E. Kennedy, Jr., was re-elected as a Council member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP). This will be the second term for Mr. Kennedy, who has been a Council member since 2004. The Council consists of 100 voting members who serve 6-year terms, and are selected based on their scientific expertise. Council members serve as individuals, not representatives of any particular organization.
The NCRP (www.ncrponline.org) and its predecessor organization have been a scientific authority for U.S. Federal agencies and the public since 1929, supporting radiation protection by providing independent scientific analysis, information, and recommendations. The NCRP is a nonprofit corporation chartered by Congress in 1964. Council members are selected on the basis of their scientific expertise, Mr. Kennedy is a member of NCRP Scientific Committee 87-3 on Low Level Radioactive Waste Performance Assessment, served as a consultant to Scientific Committee 87-4 on management of waste metals containing radioactivity; and was Chairman of Scientific Committee 64-21 on Decommissioning. He is a Fellow of the Health Physics Society and has been the author or coauthor of more than 160 technical publications, presentations, and short courses. He is a 36-year resident of the Tri-Cities, and an initial employee of Dade Moeller & Associates, starting not long after its incorporation in 1995.
Mr. Kennedy’s was re-elected on March 9, 2010 at the annual meeting of the NCRP, held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.