The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board elected its Fiscal Year 2015 officers during its September board meeting. Re-elected for second terms are Dave Hemelright, chair, and Lisa Hagy, secretary. Jan Lyons was elected vice-chair. Their terms of service are October 2014 through September 2015.
Hemelright was the vice chair for FY 2013 and served as acting chair for a time when the previous chair’s term of service ended in July 2013. He also has served on the Finance and Process, Environmental Management and Stewardship, Public Outreach, and Executive committees.
Hemelright, who lives in Lenoir City, is the K-12 facilities specialist for Kaatz, Binkley, Jones, and Morris Architects Inc., specializing in Tennessee public school planning, design, and construction. He has 20 years of construction management experience in commercial, retail, and food service construction, and 10 years in maintenance management for retail and K–12 public schools. He currently serves on the board of the Tennessee School Plant Management Association and has served on the Loudon County Planning Commission.
Lyons is a former adjunct professor of risk management at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she worked in the Engineering Management, Information, and Systems Department. Previously, she was employed by Lockheed Martin Corporation as a staff systems engineer, cost research manager, risk oversight manager, and information technology manager.
Lyons received her bachelor of arts in economics from the College of William and Mary, her master of science in systems engineering from Clemson University, and her doctorate in industrial and systems engineering and engineering management from the University of Alabama.
She was appointed to the board in January 2012 and has been active as vice-chair of the Public Outreach Committee. She lives in Oak Ridge.
Hagy was appointed to the board in January 2012 and has served on the Stewardship, Budget and Process, and Executive committees.
An Alcoa resident, she is a financial services representative with First Tennessee Bank.
ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides recommendations to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Environmental Management Program.
ORSSAB meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the DOE Information Center in Oak Ridge. Meetings of the board and its committees are open to the public, and notices are posted on the board’s website at www.energy.gov/ORSSAB.