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Jan Bostelman, P.E., PMP

Subject Matter Expert – Nuclear, Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

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Ms. Bostelman’s technical background includes over 35 years of experience in safety and material assessments, their application to materials systems reliability, nuclear reactor systems process, licensing, analytical modeling and computer code utilization. She has worked as an engineering consultant for 20 years, a public utility supervisor and engineer for 14 years, a professional engineer for over 20 years, sealed numerous calculations/analyses under her purview, and is an active licensed professional metallurgical engineer in several states. This experience has allowed her to develop experience in reactor safety system performance analysis methodologies, and be a participant for nuclear industry decision-making policies (EPRI, DOE and NRC).

Jan has served on EPRI’s main advisory committee (Materials/Chemistry, Low Level Radioactive Waste, and Fuel Storage/Fuel Reliability/High Level Radioactive Waste) and has extensive managerial and technical experience in chemical modeling, handling/experimentation, materials science and characterization/reliability, nuclear fuel, reactor operations, commercial nuclear safety analyses (thermal hydraulic/transient/radiological consequences), power uprates, component upgrades, and commercial nuclear licensing issues. She is proficient in numerous computational code methodologies related to nuclear and non-nuclear applications, with extensive experience with radiological consequence calculations, and certified in several computer code applications from source term development through atmospheric modeling and dose consequences to site boundaries or organs. Consistently she has worked in area of design basis reconstitution, design control, configuration management, and control of engineering margins.

She has worked with the University of New Mexico for groundwater remediation, and evaluated high level radioactive waste storage for commercial nuclear and at the Yucca Mountain facility. She is a qualified design calculation reviewer for several organizations currently. She has extensive background in utilizing Scientech licensing searches and understanding of codes/regulations related to nuclear power. Significant interface with Federal and state regulators across US and overseas. Experienced with code of federal regulations regarding effluents, emergency planning release predictions and permit/license processes. Experienced with various radiation monitor technologies and sensitivities.

Joe Willett, P.E.

Principal Consultant at Reactor Engineering Services, LLC

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Mr. Willett’s technical background includes over 30 years of experience in reactor engineering, spent fuel storage and handling, radiological safety assessments, emergency preparedness, nuclear power operations, and radiological engineering. He provides consulting in the areas of reactor engineering, core reload analyses, dry cask storage support and plant operations support, in procedure development/maintenance, oversight, facility document reviews.

Professional qualifications/registrations: Former Principal Reactor Engineer (Fort Calhoun Station), Licensed Nuclear Professional Engineer (Nebraska E-8768)

Mr. Steve Gebers, CHP

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Professional summary Mr. Gebers, CHP technical background includes over 39 years of experience in radiological safety assessments, emergency preparedness, nuclear power operations, and radiological engineering. He is an active certified health physicist for the past 20years. He has authored and reviewed numerous engineering analyses and calculations.  Mr. Gebers has been a department manager, supervisor, work week manage, health physicist, and technician in the nuclear power industry.   He has work experience with boiling water, pressurized water, and research reactors. He has served on several industry decision-making committees such as EPRI, NEI, INPO, and USA. He served on the EPRI advisory committee for the Alpha Monitoring Guidelines, and received the 2004 Technology Transfer Award for industry leadership in implementing the EPRI effective dose equivalent (EDE) methodology. He served on the NEI advisory committee for implementation of the revisions to the radiation protection regulations 10 CFR 20.  Currently he is a member on the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Large Light Water Reactor Consensus Committee. He has experience in reactor operations (SRO Certification), commercial and research reactor radiological consequences analyses, power uprates, dry cask storage, and commercial nuclear licensing issues. He is proficient in computational code methodologies related to nuclear and non-nuclear applications. He has extensive experience with radiological consequence calculations, and computer code applications from source term development through atmospheric modeling and dose consequences.

Professional qualifications/registrations: Senior Reactor Operator Certification (Plant Management), Combustion Engineering Pressurized Water Reactor, Certified Health Physicist by the American Board of Health Physicist, Qualified Nuclear Engineer (Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station)