Nuclear Science Week 2019

International Steering Committee

Nuclear Science Week is directed by a national steering committee consisting of individuals from all over the nation, working for organizations linked to the nuclear industry. Listed below are the men and women who contribute many hours and ideas to making NSW a success every year.


Azi Abrishami

Development Coordinator, National Science Teachers Association

Derek Bass

System Engineer, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Tracy A. Coyle

Outreach Manager, American Nuclear Society

Jason Donev

Senior Instructor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary

Susan Downs

Business Operations Analysis Specialist,Talen Energy / Susquehanna Nuclear LLC and U.S. Women in Nuclear

Leslie Fraser

Director of Development, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

Jennifer Hayden

Director of Marketing & PR, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

Mindy Mets

NWI Program Manager, Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization

Dana Miranda

Advanced Methods Engineer, Global Nuclear Fuel

Tami Moore

Public Affairs Director, DOE/NNSA Sandia Field Office

Kory Raftery

Manager, External Affairs, Palo Verde Generating Station

Matthan Brown

Graphic/Web Design and Social Media Coordinator, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

Melody Rodriguez

External Relations Manager, Palo Verde Generating Station

Kim Saxon

Assistant Coordinator, Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization

Laura Scheele

Stakeholder & Media Relations Lead, Idaho National Labs

Jeff Terry

Professor of Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology

Travis Trahan

R&D Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Alexandra Vazquez

Senior Engineer, Duke Energy and Public Information Chair, North American Young Generation in Nuclear

Jim Walther

Museum Director and Steering Committee Chair, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

Jamie Williams

Manager of Grass Roots and Outreach Programs, Nuclear Energy Institute

These are the organizations to which different NSW steering committee members belong: