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American Nuclear Society Education, Training and Workforce Development Division. Presentation to the ANS Board of Directors Richard D. Holman, CPT - Chair Travis Knight, Ph.D. - Vice Chair June 19, 2013 Atlanta, GA. Division/TG Mission.

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American nuclear society education training and workforce development division

American Nuclear SocietyEducation, Training and Workforce Development Division

Presentation to the

ANS Board of Directors

Richard D. Holman, CPT - Chair

Travis Knight, Ph.D. - Vice Chair

June 19, 2013 Atlanta, GA

Division tg mission
Division/TG Mission

  • Promotes exchange of views and information on matters related to nuclear education, training, & workforce development

  • Links the academic, industrial, and governmental communities

  • Involves educators, trainers, and students working together on nuclear education issues including content and process

  • Enriches professional development through our topical

  • Educates the general public

  • Advances nuclear science and engineering

  • Provides a venue for collaboration on nuclear training

  • Promotes workforce development initiatives

  • Name change in 2010 to reflect growing emphasis on developing the future nuclear workforce.

Division tg governance
Division/TG Governance

  • Chair – Mr. Richard Holman (INL)

  • 1st Vice Chair – Dr. Travis Knight (U. of South Carolina)

  • 2nd Vice Chair – Ms. Lisa Marshall (North Carolina State U.)

  • Secretary – Dr. Marsha Lambregts (INL)

  • Treasurer – Dr. Adrian Mendez-Torres (SRNL)

  • Staff Liaison – Ms. Bonnifer Ballard

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Division/TG Governance

  • Board Members

    John S. Bennion (2014)Richard P. Coe (2015)Richard D. Holman (2013)Gilbert J. Brown (2012)Peter F. Caracappa (2012)Richard P. Coe (2012)Russell G. Coon (2013)Richard D. Holman (2013)Jesse C. Holmes (2013)Ronald A. Knief (2014)Travis W. Knight (2012)Marsha J. Lambregts (2013)Jane A. LeClair (2013)Lisa M. Marshall (2012)Adrian Mendez-Torres (2014)Lisa A Stiles (2014)Lynn E. Walter (2013)Elizabeth McAndrew-Benavides (2015)David L. Mohre (2015)

  • Staff Liaison

    Bonnifer Ballard

  • Board Liaison

    Jack S. Brenizer

  • Ex Officio

    Peter F. CaracappaHans D. Gougar

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Division/TG Governance

Governance Metrics

  • Bylaws & Rules Status

    • Sections B7 and B9 altered and update consistent with 2011 Division Bylaws and Rules Template slated for review

  • Strategic Planning Status

    • Division Strategic Plan

    • Division Support for ANS Strategic Plan goals/objectives

  • Communication

    • ETWDD Website


    • Newsletter is linked to division website

Division finances
Division Finances

ETWDD Expenses 2012

Balance forward from previous year - $51,832

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Division Finances

ETWDD Expenses 2013

Balance forward from previous year - $30,500

FUND BALANCE AT 3/31/13 - 28,632 Not including CONTE 2013 proceeds

Etwdd contributions to the society
ETWDD Contributions to the Society

Workforce development panel discussions at each annual and winter meeting

University/Industry/Government Relations Committee

Conference on Nuclear Training and Education – CONTE

Alpha Nu Sigma Honor Society Chapter started at the University of California-Berkeley

ETWDD endorses/sponsors three ANS Position Statements:

21- Stewardship of Nuclear Engineering Education

29 - Maintaining Viable Nuclear Industry Workforce (recently submitted for review of revision)

53 - Research and Training Reactors

Etwdd participation with nuclear energy societies and organizations
ETWDD Participation with Nuclear Energy Societies and Organizations

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

National Academy for Nuclear Training

Nuclear Energy Institute

International Atomic Energy Agency

European Nuclear Society

Idaho National Laboratory

Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE)

Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD)

Nuclear Human Resources Group (NHRG)

Etwdd meetings
ETWDD Meetings Organizations

National & International Meeting Participation:

3 to 5 sessions plus 2 to 3 panels at every summer & winter ANS meeting

CONTE 07, 09, 11, 13 – Class 1 Topical

European Nuclear Society - NESTet

June 2011, Prague – 2 funded attendees

August 2013, Madrid – 1 funded attendee

Presenters funded in part through Division

Funding tied to paper presentation

Conte 2013
CONTE 2013 Organizations

336 attendees, including 50 international colleagues from 19 countries

Over 100 technical presentations and panel sessions 

29 financial sponsors and 21 exhibitors

Sessions grouped into themes including:

- Industry / college partnerships- operator training- engineering training- nuclear uniform curriculum- applications of technology in training- new plant- human performance

The ETWDD share of the proceeds is still being

determined, however based on past years proceeds,

it is expected to exceed $30,000.

CONTE Co-Chairs – Jane LeClair (Excelsior College) and Pat Berry (Exelon)

Etwdd services to membership
ETWDD Services Organizationsto Membership


Sponsor Lamarsh Scholarship

Kent W. Hamlin Scholarship

Peer Recognition/Awards

Robert L. Long Training Excellence

Training Pioneer Awards

Arthur Holly Compton Award in Education

Student Support

Provide resources to Student Sections for travel

Funding for Annual Student Conference

Glasstone Award (ANS Student Section)

Mark Mills Award (Graduate Student)

Student Design Contest for undergraduate/graduate

Sponsor Student Sessions with Best Paper financial Awards

Student Poster Design Sessions

New website blog
New Website & Blog Organizations

Replaced hard copy newsletter

New blog functionality

Electronic CMS

Etwdd summary
ETWDD Summary Organizations

  • Areas of Success

    • Financial picture is robust and sustainable

    • CONTE continues to grow and thrive

    • Fully funded Kent Hamlin Memorial Scholarship

  • Focus for Future Action

    • Additional scholarships

    • Inter-division collaboration

    • Survey results of constituents

    • Longer term vision of commitment to initiatives

  • Requests/info for the BOD/officers

    • Ensure that increases in fees are value-based

    • Training for ANS staff/knowledge capture/retention

Etwdd mission support summary
ETWDD Mission Support Summary Organizations

Leverage division funds to promote the Society’s mission

Increase student member participation in all aspects of the Society

Promote the safe, clean nuclear option at all education levels

Create an environment of common understanding and collaboration