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Wanda Munn, NIOSH Advisory Board Member to Retire

June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

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The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH) held a teleconference in advance of their August 22-23, 2018 in-person meeting.

The most surprising news was learning board member, Wanda Munn, is retiring on June 30, 2018.  This teleconference was her last meeting.  Ms. Munn has served on this board since it was first created in 2001.  She was a member of several board work groups and chaired the Subcommittee for Procedure Reviews.  According to the board’s website:

Ms. Munn is retired from the Advanced Reactor Development Division of Westinghouse Hanford Company in Richland, Washington. She has 20 years of experience in nuclear engineering disciplines, design, construction, acceptance testing, startup, nuclear safety, and operation of the Fast Flux Test Facility. Ms. Munn has served on the Richland City Council, is a member of her local Health Physics chapter, a life member of the American Nuclear Society, and a Fellow of the Society of Women Engineers.

Cold War Patriots appreciates Ms. Munn’s years of service and wish her well in her retirement.

The August Board meeting will be held in Providence, RI.  A Special Exposure Cohort petition was submitted for Metals and Controls Corporation.  This will allow the petitioner to address the board in person. The chair of Metal and Controls Corporation’s work group asked if it is possible to tour the site.  Department of Energy check into the

An amendment to the Sandia National Lab petition, number 188, will be ready for the board’s discussion at the meeting as well as petition number 246 for Desoto facility.

The board is considering adding other discussions to the August agenda depending on whether the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Sanford Cohen and Associates, the board’s technical contractor, finalize their reports.

Cold War Patriots will provide information on the agenda and the location of the meeting as soon as they become available.