received his Ph.D. in preventive medicine from the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa.
Jill Lipoti is director of the Division of Water Monitoring and Standards at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Prior to assuming this position, she was director of the Division of Environmental Safety and Health with responsibility for directing the state’s radiation protection programs. Dr. Lipoti also serves as adjunct assistant professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, specializing in radiation exposure and preparedness for chemical and radiological emergencies. She has provided advice to the International Atomic Energy Agency regarding radiation safety and security, and has chaired the Radiation Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. She has M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental science from Rutgers University.
Henry A. Schnell holds the position of technical authority (senior expert) in the Expertise & Technical Department, Mining Business Unit, with AREVA NC Inc. In his role as technical authority for uranium, he is responsible for review and support of existing operations and new projects worldwide, and for final technical authorization of plant design and modifications. Mr. Schnell has 41 years of experience in management, plant operations, plant design, engineering, and research and development in mining and ore treatment, and 21 years of this has been specializing in uranium metallurgy, operations, and mining projects. He has a B.S. (Honours) from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and other extensive training in metallurgy and project management.
Jeffrey J. Wong is deputy director of the science, Pollution Prevention and Technology Program for the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) at the California Environmental Protection Agency and serves as DTSC’s chief scientist. This program’s activities include environmental measurements, biological and exposure monitoring, toxicology and risk assessment, and green chemistry and pollution prevention. Before his current appointment, Dr. Wong served as chief of DTSC’s Human and Ecological Risk Division. He served by presidential appointment on the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board from 1996 until 2002. Dr. Wong has served on several National Academies committees, including the Committee on Risk-Based Approaches for Disposition of Transuranic and High-Level Radioactive Waste, the Committee on Environmental Remediation at Naval Facilities, the Committee on Remedial Action Priorities for Hazardous Waste Sites, and the Panel for Review of the DOE Environmental Restoration Priority System. Dr. Wong received his Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of California, Davis.