Appendix D

Biographical Information on Workshop Speakers and Participants



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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Appendix D Biographical Information on Workshop Speakers and Participants

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program EVALUATION OF REGULATORY MEASURES WORKSHOP Carol J. Henry is the Science and Policy Director of the Office of Integrated Risk Management at the Department of Energy (DOE). She is responsible for the development of major policies, systems and guidelines for DOE's Environmental Management risk management programs and activities and she reports directly to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management. From 1992–94 Dr. Henry was the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency. She was previously the Executive Director of the International Life Sciences Institute's Risk Science Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Henry holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and has done post doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute in Tubingen, at Princeton University and at the Sloan Kettering Institute. Ellen Livingston-Behan is Acting Executive Officer, Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy (DOE). Andrew Lawrence is Director of the Compliance Assistance Division, DOE. Prior to this he was Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Environmental Compliance. Mr. Lawrence holds a BA in American Studies from Amherst College and an MS in Science and Technology Policy from American University. Joseph Fitzgerald Jr. serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Worker Health and Safety in the Department of Energy's Office of Environment, Safety, and Health. Prior to this position, he served as the Director of the Performance Assessment Division of the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Safety. In addition, he also served as the Department of Energy's Director of Safety Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Safety. Mr. Fitzgerald holds a BS in Environmental Engineering and an MS in Public Health and Environmental Engineering from Tufts University and an MPH in Radiological Health Protection from the University of Minnesota. Elizabeth Cotsworth is currently the Deputy Director of the EPA Office of Solid Waste. She has held a series of positions within the Office of Solid Waste since joining OSW in 1978. Most recently, Ms. Cotsworth was the Deputy Director, OSW Waste Management Division, where she was involved in implementing the RCRA land disposal restrictions program, performing national waste management capacity analysis, and developing hazardous waste combustion regulations. She holds a BA from Chatham College and an MA from the University of Virginia.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Camilla Warren is Chief of the DOE Remedial Section, Federal Facilities Branch, U.S. EPA Region IV. Prior to this she worked with the RCRA Compliance Unit also in Region IV. Ms. Warren has twelve years combined experience working on issues involving Superfund and RCRA. Her experience includes settlement negotiations involving Superfund sites and federal facility agreements with DOE. Ms. Warren holds a BS in Forest Hydrology from the University of Georgia and MS in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University. John Austin is Chief of the Performance Assessment and Hydrology Branch of the Division of Waste Management of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. In this position he is responsible for the development and application of performance assessment methodologies for low-level and high-level waste disposal sites as well as for materials sites undergoing decommissioning through burial of contaminated soils and slags on site. Dr. Austin holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, a Master's degree in Engineering Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University. Samuel Goodhope is the Special Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General, State of Texas. He is responsible for advising Attorney General Dan Morales on issues regarding federal facility (DOE and DOD) and federal program environmental cleanup, compliance, pollution prevention, and other policy issues. Mr. Goodhope served on Governor Ann Richards' Task Force on Economic Transition and has been involved with remediation issues at closing or realigned bases in Texas such as Bergstrom Air Force Base, Chase Naval Air Station, Dallas Naval Air Station, and Caswell Air Force Base. He holds an AB in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a JD from the Harvard Law School. Joseph Nagel currently owns a small environmental consulting firm, Nagel Environmental Consulting. Prior to this he was Director of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Idaho. Mr. Nagel has also worked on environmental issues at the local and federal government level. He holds a BA in Philosophy and a Master's degree in History from Denver-St. Thomas, Denver, CO. Donald Macdonald has served as the Executive Assistant to the Manager of the Idaho Operations Office since February of 1994. In this position he reports to and assists the Manager of the Idaho Operations Office in directing and overseeing the activities of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). Prior to this he was manager of the Buried Waste Program for the

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program DOE-ID where he was responsible for the management of a range of activities dedicated to remediating the environmental risks posed from the burial of radioactive and hazardous wastes at the INEL. Mr. Macdonald holds a Bachelor's degree in History and Political Science from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Louis Bogar is a consultant specializing in radiological site remediation and nuclear safety assessments. He is currently involved with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in assessing the operational readiness status. Mr. Bogar has a broad background in the management of nuclear safety and technology. He worked for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation for 28 years serving as Vice President at Westinghouse Materials Company of Ohio from 1986–1992. He retired from Westinghouse in September 1992. Mr. Bogar holds an SB in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he also studied Nuclear Engineering at the graduate level. Adam Babich is editor-in-chief of ELR-The Environmental Law Reporter and directs the publications division of the Environmental Law Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving environmental law through research, dialogue, and education. He is also an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. While in private environmental law practice, Mr. Babich's clients included citizen 's groups, municipalities, and members of the regulated community. He was the lead plaintiffs counsel on two citizen's suits about the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. Mr. Babich holds a JD from the Yale Law School. Elmer Akin is Chief of the Office of Health Assessment, Waste Management Division, Region IV, U.S. EPA. Prior to this he was Director of the Toxicology and Microbiology Division, Health Effects Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA, Cincinnati, OH. Lokesh Chaturvedi is the Deputy Director of the Environmental Evaluation Group (EEG) of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The EEG performs independent scientific evaluation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) on behalf of the State of New Mexico. Tom Isaacs is the Executive Director of the Advisory Committee on External Regulation of Department of Energy Nuclear Safety. David O'Very is the Attorney Advisor/Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Radiation and Indoor Air. Prior to this position he was a legal fellow with the Natural Resources Defense Council. He was the chief editor

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program and contributing author for the book Controlling the Atom in the Twenty-first Century published in 1994. Suzanne Rudzinski is the Director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the DOE Department of Environmental Management. Milton Russell is the Director of the Joint Institute for Energy and Environment and Professor of Economics at the University of Tennessee. He was previously Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning, and Evaluation at the U.S. EPA.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program PRIORITY SETTING, TIMING AND STAGING OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES WORKSHOP Carol J. Henry is currently the Science and Policy Director of the Office of Integrated Risk Management at the Department of Energy (DOE). She is responsible for the development of major policies, systems and guidelines for DOE's Environmental Management risk management programs and activities and she reports directly to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management. From 1992–94 Dr. Henry was the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency. She was previously the Executive Director of the International Life Sciences Institute's Risk Science Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Henry holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and has done post doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute in Tubingen, at Princeton University and at the Sloan Kettering Institute. Douglas L. Weaver is Independent Review Program Manager at Sandia National Laboratories. He has 24 years experience in the management and operation of complex manufacturing facilities and is currently applying this experience to support a DOE Environmental Management Program need for independent reviews (Red Teams) of programs and projects. Mr. Weaver has led Red Team reviews and evaluations at the Rocky Flats Plant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Isotopes Facilities, Mound Plant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has participated in reviews of other plants including Hanford, Savannah River, and Pinellas. Mr. Weaver also provides planning and management consulting support to several elements within the Department of Energy. [He was a speaker at the previous workshop on Priority-Setting, Timing and Staging.] Bob Anderson is Project Leader of the Prioritization, Environmental Health and Safety Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Curtis C. Travis is Director of the Center for Risk Management at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Risk Analysis and a Senior Research Fellow with the Energy, Environment, and Resources Center at the University of Tennessee. His research interests include exposure assessment, pharmacokinetics, environmental policy, science-based risk analysis and effectiveness of environmental technologies. Dr. Travis serves on numerous advisory boards and holds a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of California at Davis. John S. Applegate is the James B. Helmer Jr., Professor of Law at the

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he teaches environmental law, administrative law, and torts. He chairs the Fernald Citizens Task Force, a site-specific advisory board established by the US Department of Energy to advise it on the central environmental issues arising out of the clean-up of the formal nuclear weapons facility in Fernald, Ohio. He is also a member of the DOE's Environmental Management Advisory Board. Professor Applegate previously practiced law with the firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. He received his JD from Harvard Law School. Susan Wiltshire is Vice President of JK Research Associates, a consulting firm specializing in public policy formulation, strategic planning and citizen involvement for technical programs. Ms. Wiltshire is Chairman of the US EPA Advisory Committee on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and a member of EPA 's Advisory Committee on Radiation Site Cleanup Regulation. Her current appointments include membership on the Committee on Technical Bases for Yucca Mountain Standards and the Committee to Review New York State's Siting and Methodology Selection for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal, which she chairs. Toby Michelena is Coordinator of Tank Waste Remediation Systems at the Washington State Department of Ecology. Lee W. Merkhofer is currently a Principal at Applied Decision Analysis, Inc. and has more than 20 years of experience in the research, teaching, and application of formal decision and risk analysis. Best known for his analyses of public health and environmental issues, he also serves commercial clients in risk analysis and planning. Dr. Merkhofer' s research includes analyses of national air quality standards, energy and waste facility siting decisions, and space mission planning. Before joining ADA he was Associate Director and Manager of Research Programs, Decision Analysis Group, SRI International. He holds a PhD in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University. Brian Costner is Director of the Energy Research Foundation. He regularly works to interpret the Savannah River Site environmental, safety, health, and production activities within the context of overall Department of Energy programs and policies. Mr. Costner was a member of the working group which established the charter for the Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board and is now a member of that Board. He also helps design and implement many activities with the Military Production Network, and is a member of the Medical University of South Carolina's Environmental Risk Management Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the South Carolina

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Research Authority's Reclamation and Reduction of Nuclear Residuals Advisory Board. Julie D'Ambrosia is a Program Director of EnviroTech Associates, a consulting firm providing technical support to the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Restoration, where she facilitates technical and programmatic information exchange between the Office of Environmental Restoration, external organizations, and the public. She has nearly 20 years of technical experience in DOE's waste management and environmental restoration programs. From 1991–94, Ms. D'Ambrosia served as a technical assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Restoration. Prior to that, she was responsible for management of high level waste and transuranic waste at DOE's Savannah River Site, worked at DOE headquarters as the Waste Operations program manager for the Hanford, Idaho, Albuquerque, and Nevada sites, and performed research on plutonium chemistry at the Hanford site. Robert N. Ferguson is Oversight Administrator at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory and is directly responsible to the Governor of the State of Idaho. He is a senior-level nuclear professional with over 30 years of diverse, in-depth experience in the nuclear industry. His expertise includes reactor operations, design engineering, project engineering, project management, and corporate management. His extensive experience demonstrates strong capabilities in project management and assessments. Mr. Ferguson was previously Senior Engineer at Science Applications International Corporation; Vice President of LRS Consultants Incorporated; and Vice President of Engineering & Systems at Energy Incorporated. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Wyoming and an MBA from the University of Idaho. Mark Gilbertson is Program Director of the Office of Integrated Risk Management at the US Department of Energy.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program WORKSHOP ON UTILIZATION OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY Carol J. Henry is the Science and Policy Director of the Office of Integrated Risk Management at the Department of Energy (DOE). She is responsible for the development of major policies, systems and guidelines for DOE's Environmental Management risk management programs and activities and she reports directly to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management. From 1992–94 Dr. Henry was the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency. She was previously the Executive Director of the International Life Sciences Institute's Risk Science Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Henry holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and has done post doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute in Tubingen, at Princeton University and at the Sloan Kettering Institute. John (Mac) Lankford is a staff member at the Department of Energy. Teresa Fryberger is a staff member at the Department of Energy. Harry D. Harmon is presently technical director of the High Level Management Division of the Westinghouse Savannah River Company where he oversees all divisional research and development efforts for the company and for the Department of Energy. Dr. Harmon has held research and managerial positions in many divisions of the Savannah River Laboratory since he joined the project in 1973. Prior to the Savannah River Company, Dr. Harmon was assistant professor of Chemistry at Walters State Community College in Morristown, TN. He holds a BS in Chemistry from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN, and a PhD in Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry from the University of Tennessee in 1971. 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 joined EPA in 1970 from one of its predecessor agencies. Dr. Kovalick is a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the Institute for Industrial Engineers, and the Academy of Management. He holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a PhD in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. John B. Carberry is currently director of Environmental Technology for E.I. DuPont in Wilmington, DE. He has held a series of management and

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program developmental positions within DuPont since joining them in 1965, and Mr. Carberry presently represents DuPont as the U.S. Regional Coordinating Partner in the IMS Initiative for Cleaner Technologies. In addition, he has also served on numerous advisory boards and committees for universities and organizations. Mr. Carberry holds a BS and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Delaware in 1974. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. 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. She has also been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, since 1984. Dr. Parkin was previously Assistant Commissioner in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, New Jersey Department of Health; Epidemiologist, Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Center for Environmental Health and Injury Control at the Centers for Disease Control; and Chief of the Environmental Health Program, New Jersey Department of Health. She holds and MPH in Environmental Health and a PhD in Epidemiology from Yale University. J. Robert (Bob) Hightower is director of the Center for Waste Management and manager of the Integrated Mixed Waste Program of the Energy Systems Waste Management Organization in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. His responsibilities involve management of all mixed waste activities and coordination of all technology development activities for all waste types sponsored by the Office of Waste Management on the Oak Ridge Reservation. Dr. Hightower holds a BS from the University of Mississippi and a PhD from Tulane University, both in Chemical Engineering. Gretchen H. McCabe is currently senior research scientist with the Battelle Company in Seattle, WA, where she specializes in assessing environmental issues from technical and public policy perspectives. Her recent work includes analyzing public, regulatory, and technology user acceptance of deploying new waste management and environmental remediation technologies. Prior to Battelle, Ms. McCabe spent five years at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) working in the environmental technology and policy arena. Ms. McCabe holds a BA in geology and an MS in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Roger P. (Pat) Whitfield is retired from the Department of Energy as the deputy assistant secretary for environmental restoration. He holds a BS

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program and an ME from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Florida State University. Christopher J. Nagel is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of Science and Technology of Molten Metal Technology, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of an innovative chemical processing technology, known as Catalytic Extraction Processing (CEP). From 1986 to 1991, Dr. Nagel was a doctoral student in the School of Chemical Engineering at M.I.T. Dr. Nagel was employed by USX (previously U.S. Steel) where he served as Manager of Energy Conservation and Coordination from 1982 to 1986. Dr. Nagel holds a ScD in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T. and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. David Rubenson is a senior public policy analyst at RAND in Santa Monica, California. At RAND since 1980, Mr. Rubenson has worked on research projects involving energy, environmental, and natural resource policy. Recently he has focused his efforts on the environmental program of the Department of Defense and on U.S. environmental policy including an analysis of 1990 Clean Air Act's requirements for Automobile Inspection and Maintenance (I&M). Mr. Rubenson holds an MS in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. 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.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND HEALTH IN PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION Daniel A. Abramowicz is Manager of the Environmental Laboratory at General Electric Corporate Research and Development. He is responsible for developing GE's environmental research program, including remediation, pollution prevention waste minimization, and product stewardship efforts. He is concurrently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Abramowicz joined GE Corporate R&D in 1984 as Staff Chemist; in 1988 he became Manager of the Environmental Technology Program, and in 1992 Manager of Bioremediation Branch, before succeeding to his current position in 1993. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory and on the Executive Board of the New York State Hazardous Waste Management. Dr. Abramowicz has published extensively and holds an MS and a PhD in physical chemistry from Princeton University. John S. Applegate is the James B. Helmer Jr., Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he teaches environmental law, administrative law, and torts. He chairs the Fernald Citizens Task Force, a site-specific advisory board established by the US Department of Energy to provide advise on the central environmental issues arising from the cleanup of the formal nuclear weapons facility in Fernald, Ohio. He is also a member of the DOE's Environmental Management Advisory Board. Professor Applegate previously practiced law with the firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. He received his JD from Harvard Law School. [He was a speaker at the previous workshop on Priority-Setting, Timing and Staging.] Deborah R. Bennett is Staff Member of the Environmental Management/ Red Team of the US Department of Energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) since 1992. She has seventeen years experience with commercial, defense, and space nuclear power systems, and assessments of Department of Energy facilities and processes. Ms. Bennett has worked at LANL since 1978 when she joined the Gas-Cooled Fast Breeder Reactor Experimental Program. Subsequent positions included work in Carbide Fuel Development; Technical Assistance to Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Technical Assistance to Office of Defense Energy Projects, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy; SP-100 Nuclear Subsystems, Manager and Section Leader; and New Production Reactor Safety Project Office. She holds a BS and is pursuing an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico. Ken Glozer is Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management-Thomas P. Grumbly. Mr. Glozer is responsible for the design

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program and implementation of initiatives to make the cleanup program efficient and effective. His prior position was Deputy Associate Director, Office of Management and Budget in the natural resource environment and energy area. Mr. Glozer has been a senior ranked federal career official for 20 years and has extensive experience with reforming and restructuring across a large number of federal programs and agencies. Prior to his federal career, he was with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company. He holds an MBA from George Washington University. Rear Admiral Richard J. Guimond is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management at the US Department of Energy. A Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service since 1970, he was appointed Assistant Surgeon General to C. Everett Koop in 1989. Prior to assuming his duties at the DOE, Rear Admiral (RADM) Guimond served on extended detail to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for most of his career. He joined EPA at its inception and served in a number of different capacities, the most notable being the Acting Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response and the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response. RADM Guimond is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, and holds an Master of Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1970 and an MS in environmental health from Harvard University in 1973. Kevin Holtzclaw is Senior Program Manager of General Electric Company's Environmental Remediation Program since July 1991. Prior to this position, he was Manager of GE Corporate Environmental Programs in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Regional Office. Mr. Holtzclaw joined GE Nuclear Energy Division in 1969 working in the area of Nuclear Fuel Research and Development. In the succeeding 18 years with GE Nuclear he had a variety of assignments in the areas of design, safety and environmental analyses, licensing and risk assessment. Mr. Holtzclaw was heavily involved in the evaluations of the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl Accidents. In late 1987, he transferred to GE's corporate office to manage hazardous waste remediation programs where he was responsible for a number of Superfund site cleanups. He holds an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Richard C. Marty is Senior Engineer Specialist in Risk Assessment and Waste Management at Jason Associates Corporation. His current work involves supporting Rocky Flats in consolidating Operable Units and developing a site-wide treatment strategy for contaminated groundwater. He has extensive experience in the design of cleanup strategies for sites contaminated with hazardous and radioactive constituents. His Independent Technical Review

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Team experience has included reviews of projects at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Marty was also the leader of special projects and shoreline assessment teams assessing damage and designing cleanup strategies for Exxon Operations following the Exxon Valdez incident. He has supported environmental characterization and cleanup design efforts for a wide variety of DOE and private sector clients. He holds an BS in biology and an MS in geology from Portland State University and a PhD in geology and geochemistry from Rice University. Henry E. (Hank) McGuire is Vice President of Business Development with Scientific Ecology Group, a subsidiary of Westinghouse Corporation. He is responsible for western region business development both inside and outside of the Department of Energy complex. Mr. McGuire has over 25 years experience in the treatment storage and disposal of municipal, hazardous and radioactive mixed waste, most recently as Vice President for Waste Management activities for the Westinghouse Hanford Company. He holds a BS in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MS in environmental engineering from Loyola Marymount University, with additional graduate work in chemical engineering and industrial waste treatment at Vanderbilt University. Philip A. Palmer is Senior Environmental Fellow at I.E. du Pont de Nemours & Company in the DuPont Chemicals Core Resources Section of the Corporate Remediation Group. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of hazardous waste management, the last 5 of which has been devoted to remediation technology development. He currently heads a group of 40 people that is evaluating remediation technologies and he oversees development and pilot testing of new technologies on DuPont sites and assessment of the company's remediation technology needs. He served as a chairman and member of the Chemical Manufacturers Association RCRA Regulations Task Force from the inception of RCRA until 1990. Mr. Palmer holds an MS in chemical engineering from Cornell University and an MS in environmental engineering from Drexel University. [He is a member of the Subcommittee on Utilization of Science, Engineering and Technology.] Gail M. Pesyna is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management and Finance in the Office of Environmental Management. She is responsible for financial management, information systems, procurement, and personnel and administrative management activities for the Environmental Management program. Previously, Dr. Pesyna was Business Operations Manager for DuPont Printing and Publishing. She has a background in operations management, sales management, marketing, and new business development in DuPont's “high-tech ” businesses, including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Diagnostics.

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program Prior to 1981, Dr. Pesyna worked as a science and technology policy analyst for the US Congress and a budget examiner for the US Office of Management and Budget. She holds a PhD in analytical chemistry and computer science from Cornell University, and is a member of Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa. Patricia A. Rivers is the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Cleanup in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, US Department of Defense. She is responsible for developing environmental cleanup policy for Defense activities worldwide and for overseeing implementation of that policy by the Military Departments. Prior to this position, she was Chief of the Environmental Division in the Office of the Inspector General, US Department of Defense, from 1990 to January 1994. Ms. Rivers served for thirteen years, beginning in 1977, with the Department of Navy in positions as facilities engineer, environmental engineer, and program manager for the Navy's environmental cleanup program. Ms. Rivers's last assignment in the Department of Navy was in the office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Installation Restoration Branch, where she developed policy for the environmental cleanup program. She holds a BS in civil engineering and is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Philip Thullen is Program Manager for Independent Technical Reviews (ITR) at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Environmental Management Programs. Dr. Thullen established Independent Review or “Red Teams” as a Los Alamos program in June, 1991, and since then, he has led or participated in over 20 ITRs and numerous related spin-off activities. Reviews are typically focused on environmental restoration, waste management, and facility transition. Before joining Los Alamos in 1976, Dr. Thullen was Assistant and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Thermal and Fluid Sciences Division of the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT. Dr. Thullen holds an SM in mechanical engineering and a ScD from MIT. [He was a participant in the previous workshop on Priority Setting, Timing and Staging.] Douglas L. Weaver is Independent Review Program Manager at Sandia National Laboratories. He has 24 years experience in the management and operation of complex manufacturing facilities and is currently applying this experience to support a DOE Environmental Management Program need for independent reviews (Red Teams) of programs and projects. Mr. Weaver has led Red Team reviews and evaluations at the Rocky Flats Plant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Isotopes Facilities, Mound Plant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has participated in reviews

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Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE's Environmental Management Program of other plants including Hanford, Savannah River, and Pinellas. Mr. Weaver also provides planning and management consulting support to several elements within the Department of Energy. [He was a speaker at the previous workshop on Priority-Setting, Timing and Staging.]

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