Society News Archive

21 June 2012
Cynthia Jones Appointed the Nuclear Safety Attaché at the U.S. Mission at the IAEA

Cynthia G. Jones, PhD, Senior Technical Advisor for Nuclear Security at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), has been appointed as the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) new Nuclear Safety Attaché at the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, Austria. She succeeds Mr. Mark Shaffer, who was selected as the Office of International Programs Deputy Office Director, effective 1 July. The Nuclear Safety Attaché serves as the U.S. Mission’s expert on nuclear safety issues and programs and provides programmatic and policy oversight of the IAEA's safety program on behalf of the United States.

Dr. Jones will transition into this position this summer and will assume the position formally in September.

Read the NRC press release here.