Volume 38, Number 1 Specialists in Radiation Safety March 2017

image of Amy giving a presentation in Waco Student Presentation Meeting, April 21-22
The South Texas Chapter (STC) of the HPS will be hosting a Student Presentation meeting featuring research by students at our local colleges and universities.
image of TRAB board Introducing the 2016 Texas Radiation Advisory Board
The Texas Radiation Advisory Board (TRAB) members, shown in the picture, are the state's advisors on all radiation issues.
image of PRND Rodeo held in Austin PRND "Rodeo" held in Austin
The purpose of the rodeo is to display PRND equipment and allow vendors to discuss equipment capabilities with members of the Texas Nuclear Sector Working Group—in particular, leaders of State and Local Law Enforcement agencies.
Bob Emery appointedBob Emery appointed to Univ. of California Center for Laboratory Safety Advisory Board
"Dr. Emery's extensive background and experience in laboratory research and safety will play a vital role in enhancing the advisory board's effectiveness."
image of CRPA Great White North Happenings
Consider attending the CRPA Annual meeting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK), Canada (June 5–7, 2017) as an alternative radiation protection conference experience.
image of COSTC First Responder Photos from the Topical Meeting & Affiliates' Fair
Stan Bravenec took lots of great photos of the presenters, exhibits, and attendees.
In Memoriam: John Simek
John Simek was a member of the American Nuclear Society and Health Physics Society. He was elected to Fellow status, certified Health Physicist and served as President of South Texas Chapter HPS and on National Society committees. He was active in the Texas State government, serving 17 years as a member of the State agency and three times president of the Board.