Kennedy has been involved with the development of the technical basis for revised radiation protection standards and regulations, and has participated in evaluations and appraisals at operating nuclear facilities.
RICHLAND, Wash. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014
Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President William (Bill) E. Kennedy, Jr., has been elected as a member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Board of Directors. In this role, he will, among other duties, review scientific and program committees, adopt updates and revisions to the strategic plan, and review and approve policies and actions necessary for the continued operations of the organization. In addition, Kennedy will serve on the NCRP finance committee, charged with developing the council’s 2015 operating budget.
Kennedy has extensive experience in a broad range of radiation protection topics. He has been involved with the development of the technical basis for revised radiation protection standards and regulations, and has participated in evaluations and appraisals at operating nuclear facilities. 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.
In addition to his corporate duties at Dade Moeller, Kennedy is the first director of the company’s healthcare and medical physics subsidiary, Dade Moeller Health Group, LLC.
Chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1964, the NCRP has been collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information regarding public radiation protection for the past 50 years. The council consists of 100 voting members who serve 6-year terms and are elected for their scientific expertise, as well as a policy-making Board of Directors whose nine members serve one-year terms. Kennedy has served two consecutive terms on the Council; this is his first election to the Board of Directors.
Kennedy was elected to the board on March 11 during the business session of the NCRP annual meeting, held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Bethesda, Md.
About Dade Moeller: Dade Moeller provides a full range of professional and technical services to federal, state, and commercial clients in support of radiological, environmental, and worker safety operations. Its Dade Moeller Health Group subsidiary provides medical physics, dosimetry, and training services to those using radiation and radioactive materials in the health care industry.