Society News Archive

17 November 2000

Commissioner Greta Joy Dicus of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been elected to the Main Commission of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP).

Her election to the 13-member governing body of the ICRP was announced by Professor Roger H. Clarke, its chairman. Her term is for four years beginning July 1, 2001.

"I am extremely honored to have been elected to serve on so prestigious and important body as the ICRP," Ms. Dicus said. "While continuing my present responsibilities at the NRC, I intend to devote such time as is necessary to help further ICRP's work in advancing the public's understanding of radiation protection by providing sound recommendations and guidance on all aspects of protection against ionizing radiation."