Appendix C

Biographical Information on Committee Members



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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Appendix C Biographical Information on Committee Members

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SYNTHESIS SUBCOMMITTEE John F. Ahearne is the Executive Director of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society; Lecturer in Public Policy, Duke University; and Adjunct Scholar, Resources for the Future. He has served as Vice President and Senior Fellow for Resources for the Future; Commissioner and Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; System Analyst for the White House Energy Office; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy; and Deputy and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. He received his MS from Cornell University and his MA and PhD from Princeton University. Andrew P. Caputo is an Attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council's Nuclear Program. He was previously Associate Attorney and then Project Attorney with the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund from 1990 –93. He received his A.B. in history from Brown University and holds a JD from Yale Law School. Edwin H. Clark II is President of Clean Sites, Inc., in Alexandria, VA. He is former Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Vice President of the Conservation Foundation, and Acting Assistant Administrator of the pesticides and toxic substances program in the Environmental Protection Agency. He holds a PhD in applied economics from Princeton University. Don Clay is President of Don Clay Associates, a public policy consulting firm devoted to solid and hazardous waste issues. From 1989–93 he headed the EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response where he implemented many reforms including the Superfund Revitalization Initiative and Accelerated Cleanup Model. Prior to this position, he was Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation, 1986–89; and Director of the Office of Toxic Substances, 1981–86 at the EPA. He holds an MS from Ohio State University. Douglas M. Costle is Chairman and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Communities based in Montpelier, Vermont. He is former Administrator of the US EPA, appointed by President Jimmy Carter in 1976 and served until 1981. Mr. Costle is a former Fellow at the Smithsonian's Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Visiting Scholar at Harvard 's School of Public Health; and Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He was Dean of Vermont Law School from 1987–91 and greatly strengthened the program under his tenure. In November 1992, Mr. Costle was appointed to lead the Clinton Transition Team on Energy. He holds a JD from Chicago Law School.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program James R. Curtiss is a Partner in the law firm of Winston and Strawn in Washington, DC. He was previously Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1988–93. He also served as Associate Counsel for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for the U.S. Senate from 1981–88. From 1979–81, Mr. Curtiss was Staff Attorney in the Regulations Division for the Office of the Executive Legal Director at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Mr. Curtiss holds a JD from the University of Nebraska. Frank L. Parker is Distinguished Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Parker served as Chairman of the Board of Radioactive Waste Management of NAS/NRC and is a member of several environmental advisory committees including the Environmental Management Advisory Board of the Department of Energy. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He received his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his PhD in civil engineering from Harvard University. Victoria J. Tschinkel is Senior Consultant for environmental issues at the law firm of Landers and Parsons in Tallahassee, Florida. From 1981 to 1987, she was Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation, serving as the agency's chief administrative and policy officer. Ms. Tschinkel is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Gas Research Institute and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. She received her B.S in zoology from the University of California at Berkeley. John T. Whetten is a Senior Applications Consultant to Motorola in Los Alamos, NM. He was previously Associate Director for Energy and Technology at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Whetten has many years of experience in research for the U.S. Geological Survey in Seattle; and in university teaching, research and administration at the University of Washington. He holds a PhD in geology from Princeton University.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE EVALUATION OF REGULATORY MEASURES Don Clay is President of Don Clay Associates, a public policy consulting firm devoted to solid and hazardous waste issues. From 1989–93 he headed the EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response where he implemented many reforms including the Superfund Revitalization Initiative and Accelerated Cleanup Model. Prior to this position, he was Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation, 1986–89; and Director of the Office of Toxic Substances, 1981–86 at the EPA. He holds an MS from Ohio State University. Andrew P. Caputo is an Attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council's Nuclear Program. He was previously Associate Attorney and then Project Attorney with the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund from 1990 –93. He received his A.B. in history from Brown University and holds a JD from Yale Law School. James R. Curtiss is a Partner in the law firm of Winston and Strawn in Washington, DC. He was previously Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1988–93. He also served as Associate Counsel for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for the U.S. Senate from 1981–88. From 1979–81, Mr. Curtiss was Staff Attorney in the Regulations Division for the Office of the Executive Legal Director at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Mr. Curtiss holds a JD from the University of Nebraska. Marshall E. Drummond is President of Eastern Washington University. He has chaired several public advisory groups, including the Hanford Tank Waste Task Force and the Hanford Future Site Use Working Group. He received a doctor of education degree from the University of San Francisco. Daniel S. Miller is First Assistant Attorney General with the Colorado Department of Law in Denver where he supervises the hazardous-waste and solid-waste unit, representing it on all RCRA, CERCLA, and solid-waste matters. He has expertise in environmental compliance at federal facilities, including Rocky Flats and Rocky Mountain Arsenal. He holds a JD from the University of California, Berkeley. Bernard J. Reilly is Corporate Counsel for DuPont Legal in the Environment Group where he is responsible for plant permit and compliance issues, corrective actions, and Superfund sites in New Jersey. He is also responsible

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program for the overall management of DuPont's legal involvement in Superfund and its reauthorization. Mr. Reilly holds a BS in engineering from the United States Marine Academy, an MS in mechanical engineering from Brown University, and a JD from the University of Virginia. Mary Riveland is the Director of the Washington State Department of Ecology, the state's primary environmental agency. Ms. Riveland is also a member of the Environmental Management Advisory Board and the Governor' s Task Force on Regulatory Reform, and serves on the executive board of the Environmental Council of the States. She holds a BA in political science from the University of Washington.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON PRIORITY SETTING, TIMING AND STAGING Edwin H. Clark II is President of Clean Sites, Inc., in Alexandria, VA. He is former Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Vice President of the Conservation Foundation, and Acting Assistant Administrator of the pesticides and toxic substances program in the Environmental Protection Agency. He holds a PhD in applied economics from Princeton University. Hugh J. Campbell Jr. is Environmental Manager at DuPont with over 20 years of experience in the environmental field consulting on and managing water, wastewater, solid/hazardous waste, geological engineering, site investigation and remedial action issues. From 1972–87 he did consulting work relating to industrial waste management/control for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Dr. Campbell holds an MS in sanitary engineering from the University of Maine at Orono, and a PhD in environmental engineering from Purdue University. Mary R. English is Associate Director of the Energy, Environment, and Resources Center at the University of Tennessee, and a Senior Fellow at its Waste Management and Education Institute. She previously worked in environmental planning for state government and as a consultant. She holds an MS in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Tennessee. Donald R. Gibson Jr. is Department Manager of the Systems Analysis Department and Acting Lab Manager at TRW's Ballistic Missiles Division in its survivability and engineering laboratory. Prior to these positions he was a design physicist and senior project engineer. Dr. Gibson holds an MS and PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of Illinois. Robert E. Hazen is Chief of the Bureau of Risk Assessment at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection since 1984. He is formerly an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Health Science Program at Hunter College, City University of New York. Dr. Hazen holds an MS from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a PhD in biology and environmental health from New York University. Thomas Leschine is Associate Professor in the School of Marine Affairs at the University of Washington. He is a former Fellow in Marine Policy and a Policy Associate at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. His major

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program research interest is in the area of environmental decision making as it relates to marine pollution control. Dr. Leschine holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Robert H. Neill is Director of the Environmental Evaluation Group in Albuquerque, NM. EEG performs independent evaluations of the health and environmental impacts of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, a DOE repository for the disposal of defense transuranic wastes. He was previously a Commissioned Officer in the Bureau of Radiological Health, US Public Health Service for 23 years. Mr. Neill holds an ME from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MS in radiation hygiene from Harvard University. Lynne M. Preslo is Senior Vice President for Technical Programs at Earth Tech in Berkeley, CA. She is a hydrogeologist and California Registered Geologist with more than 15 years of environmental consulting experience. Ms. Preslo holds a BS in applied earth sciences and an MS in hydrogeology from Stanford University. Anne E. Smith is Principal and Vice President at Decision Focus, Inc. in Washington, DC. Prior to her current position she has been an independent consultant, an EPA consultant, and an EPA economist. Dr. Smith holds an MA and a PhD in economics, with PhD minor in engineering-economic systems, from Stanford University. Mervyn L. Tano is General Counsel and Senior Environmental Programs Manager for the Council of Energy Resources Tribes based in Denver, CO. He advises and assists tribes on high-level radioactive-waste issues; legal, administrative, and technical system requirements; and environmental, health, and safety implications. He also advises the DOE and nuclear-negotiation officials on tribal jurisdictional issues related to high-level waste management and transportation. Mr. Tano holds a JD from Brigham Young University.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON UTILIZATION OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY Frank L. Parker is Distinguished Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Parker served as Chairman of the Board of Radioactive Waste Management of NAS/NRC and is a member of several environmental advisory committees including the Environmental Management Advisory Board of the Department of Energy. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He received his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his PhD in civil engineering from Harvard University. John F. Ahearne is the Executive Director of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, and Adjunct Scholar, Resources for the Future. He has served as Vice President and Senior Fellow for Resources for the Future; Commissioner and Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; System Analyst for the White House Energy Office; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy; and Deputy and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. He received his MS from Cornell University and his MA and PhD from Princeton University. Charles B. Andrews is President of S. S. Papadopulos & Associates, and directs projects involving quantitative ground water hydrology. He previously served as senior project hydrologist with Woodward-Clyde Consultants, where he worked on projects that included managing cleanup of Superfund sites. Dr. Andrews holds a PhD in geology from the University of Wisconsin. Edgar Berkey is President and Co-Founder of the Center for Hazardous Materials Research, and the National Environmental Technology Applications Center, two non-profit environmental organizations in Pittsburgh, PA. Previously, he was founder and President of SynCo Consultants, Inc.; Vice President of Energy Impact Associates, and Manager and Senior Scientist at Westinghouse Research Laboratories. Dr. Berkey holds a PhD in engineering physics from Cornell University, and completed the Executive MBA Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Harold K. Forsen is Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Engineering. He is retired Senior Vice President and Director of Bechtel Hanford, Inc. He has been a consultant to many organizations including General Atomics, Oak Ridge and Argonne National Laboratories, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, and Battelle Memorial Institute. Dr. Forsen is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is on several advisory committees

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program to DOE laboratories. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Walter Kovalick is the Director of the Technology Innovation Office, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, United States Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to this position he served as Acting Deputy Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. For five years, until December 1989, he was the Deputy Director of the Superfund program. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a PhD in public administration and policy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Michael L. Mastracci is the Director of the Innovative Programs for TECHMATICS, Inc. of Fairfax, VA. From 1972–1995, he has held various positions in the Research office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Before working in government, he held a number of department level positions with the AMF and Wester Gear Corporations. He is an inventor, an international consultant and an active participant in a variety of industry and trade networks, and advisory commissions, all relating to environmental technology development. Philip Palmer is a senior environmental fellow in the DuPont Chemicals Core Resources Section of the Corporate Remediation Group. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of remediation technology development. He currently heads a group of 40 that is evaluating remediation technologies. Palmer oversees development and pilot testing of new technologies on DuPont sites and assessment of the company's remediation technology needs. Mr. Palmer served as a leader and member of the Chemical Manufacturers Association RCRA Regulations Task Force from the inception of RCRA until 1990. He is a former CGER member. He hold a BS and an MS in chemical engineering from Cornell University. He holds an MS in environmental engineering from Drexel University. Rebecca Tyrrell Parkin is concurrently the Director of Scientific, Professional and Section Affairs at the American Public Health Association and the President of Beccam Services where she specializes in occupational and environmental health, and policy analysis. Dr. Parkin was previously Assistant Commissioner in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, New Jersey Department of Health; Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control; and Chief of the Environmental Health Program, New Jersey Department of Health. She holds an MPH in environmental health and a PhD in epidemiology from Yale University. Alfred Schneider is currently Emeritus Professor of Nuclear Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology; and President of Schneider Labs Inc.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Prior to these positions Dr. Schneider was Director of Nuclear Technology of Allied General Nuclear Service in South Carolina. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, American Institute of Engineers, American Nuclear Society, and American Association for Advancement of Science. Dr. Schneider holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of New York. Christine Shoemaker is Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. Dr. Shoemaker has been a panel member for the NRC committee on pest control and the Environmental Studies Board 's Scientific Council on Problems of the Environment. She was also a member of the FAO Expert Panel on Pest Management. Her research involves the application of optimization, statistical, and mathematical analysis to environmental problems. She holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of Southern California. C. Herb Ward is Foyt Family Chair of Engineering, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Director of the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute at Rice University. He has served on the National Research Council's Committee on Multimedia Approaches to Pollution Control, Advisory Committee on Multiagency Hazardous Wastes Research, and Committee on Alternatives for Ground Water Cleanup. Dr. Ward holds a PhD from Cornell University and an MPH from the University of Texas. John T. Whetten is a Senior Applications Consultant to Motorola in Los Alamos, NM. He was previously Associate Director for Energy and Technology at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Whetten has many years of experience in research for the U.S. Geological Survey in Seattle; and in university teaching, research and administration at the University of Washington. He holds a PhD in geology from Princeton University. Raymond G. Wymer is currently an independent consultant based in Oak Ridge, TN. Dr. Wymer is retired Director of the Chemical Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he worked for over 20 years. He also served as an Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and as Chief Nuclear Chemist for Industrial Reactor Labs. Dr. Wymer holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH IN PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION Victoria J. Tschinkel is Senior Consultant for environmental issues at the law firm of Landers and Parsons in Tallahassee, Florida. From 1981 to 1987, she was Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation, serving as the agency's chief administrative and policy officer. Ms. Tschinkel is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Gas Research Institute and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. She received her B.S in zoology from the University of California at Berkeley. Betsy Ancker-Johnson has been Chairman (pro bono) of the World Environment Center since 1988. She is retired Vice President of General Motors Corporation, Environmental Activities Staff, 1979–1992. She was Assistant Secretary of Science and Technology in the US Department of Commerce from 1973 –77; and Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Research at National Laboratory in Argonne, IL, from 1977–79. She holds a PhD in physics from Tubingen University and several honorary degrees. Philip Brodsky is Director of Corporate Research and Environmental Technology at Monsanto Company in St. Louis, Missouri. He first joined Monsanto as a senior research engineer in 1969 and has filled successive positions as research specialist, group leader, senior group leader, manager, and director of research and development before taking his current position in 1987. Dr. Brodsky holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Cornell University. David S.C. Chu is currently Director of RAND's Washington Research Department. He is former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Analysis and Evaluation, US Department of Defense; Assistant Director, National Security and International Affairs Division, Congressional Budget Office; and Senior Economist and then Associate Head, Economics Department, Rand Corporation. Dr. Chu received his BA, MA, M. Phil., and PhD, all in economics, from Yale University. Benjamin A. Cosgrove is retired Senior Vice President for Technical and Government Affairs for the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and is a 44-year veteran employee. He was BCAG's senior executive on safety matters. In 1992 he became Senior VP for Technical and Government Affairs. Mr. Cosgrove is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Cosgrove holds a BS from Notre Dame and an Honor Award from Notre Dame's College of Engineering.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Brian Costner has been Director of the Energy Research Foundation (ERF) in Columbia, SC, since June 1989. Mr. Costner was a member of the working group which established the charter for the SRS Citizens Advisory Board and is now a member of that Board and chair of the Board's subcommittee on Risk Management and future use. In September 1994, Mr. Costner was appointed to DOE's Environmental Management Advisory Board, where he serves on the Executive Committee, Risk Committee, Budget Committee, and as chair of the NEPA Compliance Practices Committee. Robert C. Forney is retired Executive Vice President of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. He joined Du Pont as Research Engineer in 1950 and advanced in various research, technical and marketing management positions. Mr. Forney is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the Society of Chemical Industry, the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Sigma Xi. He holds an MS in industrial engineering and a PhD in chemical engineering from Purdue University. James Johnson Jr., is Professor and Acting Dean of the School of Engineering at Howard University in Washington, DC. He is also a member of the Environmental Engineering Committee of US EPA's Science Advisory Board and of the National Research Council's Committee on the Remediation of Buried and Tank Wastes. Dr. Johnson is Associate Editor of the Journal of Hazardous Materials. He holds an MS from the University of Illinois and a PhD from the University of Delaware. Mildred McClain is Executive Director of Citizens for Environmental Justice in Savannah, GA. She is also a Senior Consultant for Educational Enterprises providing advice to schools, organizations, businesses and national campaigns in the areas of organizational development, community development, grassroots organizing, crisis intervention, program planning, and many other areas. She is a former high school teacher and has directed community organizations on a variety of social issues. Dr. McClain received her doctorate of education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bernice K. McIntyre is President of B.K.McIntyre & Associates, Inc. She was previously Manager in the Utility Management Practice of Arthur D. Little, Inc.; and served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities prior to joining Arthur D. Little. Ms. McIntyre has extensive experience in telecommunications, utility and environmental regulation. She was a member of President Clinton and Vice President Gore's Transition Team to develop policy and personnel recommendations. She holds a JD from Boston University School of Law.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Maxine L. Savitz is currently General Manager of Ceramic Components at Allied Signal Aerospace Company. From 1979–83 she was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation at the Department of Energy, followed by President of the Lighting Research Institute at the Department of Energy, 1983 –85. Before joining her present company, Ms. Savitz was Assistant Vice President of Engineering at the Garrett Corporation. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.