Volume 34, Number 3 • Specialists in Radiation Safety • December 2013

Save the Date!
The STC will be hosting the Texas Radiation Regulatory Conference September 11 & 12, 2014, in Austin. Conference information will be forthcoming from DSHS and STC.
successful meetingSuccessful Houston Topical Meeting held in September
Highlights of the September 2013 Topical Meeting: Radiation Sources and Radiography in the Oil and Gas Industry in Houston.
thumbnail crowd in meetingPhotos from the Topical Meeting in Houston
Photos from the Topical Meeting: Radiation Sources and Radiography in the Oil and Gas Industry, September 2013.
image of nuclear symbolSTC Science Fair Opportunities in 2014
The STC is now offering you a chance to represent the Chapter at one of five science fairs around the state.
Volunteerism: The key to chapter success
Ever wonder how things get done in the South Texas Chapter (STC)? Volunteers! Descriptions of the officers' and board members' duties are provided.
NRC News articleDr. Armin Ansari Presentation
HPS Past President Dr. Armin Ansari gives presentation in Houston
logo: Texas Board of Professional Medical PhysicistsGovernor Perry's Appointments to the Texas Board of Licensure for Professional Medical Physicists
Charles W. Beasley & Douglas A. Johnson, Members of National Health Physics Society, were appointed to the Texas Board of Licensure for Professional Medical Physicists.
image of nuclear symbolAlice Rogers is Recognized for 30 Years of service
The Texas Radiation Advisory Board salutes and congratulates Mrs. Alice Hamilton Rogers, P.E., for the distinguished service she has provided to the great State of Texas and this Board.
Dave CadenaIn Memoriam - Dave Cadena
Mr. David G. Cadena, M.S., passed away October 27, 2013, at the age of 82.
image of nuclear symbolDr. Nolan Hertel Moves to Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nolan Hertel, Professor of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering in the George W. Woodruff School at Georgia Institute of Technology, has accepted a Joint Faculty Appointment in the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
NRC Awards & Nuclear Education Grants
Texas Colleges that received Program Awards from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Draft Radiation Rules for Review and Comment
289.201, 289.202, 289.251, 289.252, 289.253, 289.255, 289.256, and 289.257