The North American Young Generation in Nuclear relies on the generous volunteers who make up our committees. Without their dedication, we could not achieve all that we do. If you would like to join a committee, contact the NAYGN Communications Chair.

Awards & Honors 

The Awards & Honors committee shall be responsible for developing and maintaining all guidance for awards and honors granted by the Corporation. The committee shall annually solicit nominations for awards and honors in accordance with the guidance for each award or honors. The Awards Chair shall be appointed annually by the President. The Communications Chair shall serve as the core liaison to the Awards & Honors committee.

Benchmarking

The Benchmarking committee shall be responsible for the annual development, distribution and analysis of a survey of the NAYGN membership to quantify factors which impact job selection, career satisfaction and effective professional development among young professionals. The Benchmarking Chair shall be appointed annually by the Vice President. The Vice President shall serve as the core liaison to the Benchmarking committee.

Conservation

The Conservation committee shall be responsible for creating programs which promote energy conservation. The Conservation Chair shall be appointed annually by the President. The Public Information Chair shall serve as the core liaison to the Conservation committee.

Fundraising

The Fundraising committee shall be responsible for the coordination of all fundraising efforts on behalf of the corporation. The Fundraising Chair shall be appointed annually by the Treasurer. The Treasurer shall serve as the core liaison to the Fundraising Committee.

Intersociety Relations

The Intersociety Relations committee shall be responsible for promoting and maintaining relationships between the NAYGN and other technical and professional societies with an interest in nuclear science & technology. The Chair of the Intersociety Relations committee shall be the President.

Knowledge Transfer 

The Knowledge Transfer committee shall be responsible for establishing programs to promote improved transfer of knowledge between generations of industry employees. The Knowledge Transfer Chair shall be appointed annually by the President. The Past President shall serve as the core liaison to the Knowledge Transfer Committee

Membership

The Membership committee shall be responsible for establishing and implementing a program to recruit and retain members. The Chair of the Membership committee shall be the Membership Chair. The Communications Chair shall serve as the core liaison to the Membership committee.

Public Information 

The Public Information committee shall be responsible for establishing and implementing a program to inform and educate the public-at-large about the facts and benefits of nuclear science and technology. The Chair of the Public Information committee shall be the Public Information Chair

Professional Development

The Professional Development committee shall be responsible for establishing and implementing a program of professional development for the members of the NAYGN. The responsibilities of the Professional Development committee shall include managing NAYGN workshops, seminars, sessions, or other involvement in technical and professional society conferences and at other stand-alone events, including helping to organize/chair sessions, identify and contact speakers, acting as a technical paper reviewer, serving as a speaker or panelist, etc. The Chair of the Professional Development committee shall be the Professional Development Chair.

Publications

The Publications Committee shall be responsible for managing and maintaining the publications of the Corporation. The Chair of the Publications Committee shall be appointed annually by the President. The Communications Chair shall serve as the core liaison to the Publications Committee.

Recruiting and Retention (R&R)

The Recruiting and Retention committee shall be responsible for developing programs to attract new young professionals to the nuclear science and technology industry and to aid the industry in retaining young professionals. The Recruiting and Retention Chair shall be appointed annually by te President. The Vice President shall serve as the core liaison to the Recruiting and Retention Committee. Activities include, but are not limited to identifying and attending Regional Industry Career Fairs.  The R&R committee shall be responsible for coordinating and organizing industry career fairs on an annual basis. The R&R chair shall designate and appoint Regional Career Fair Specialists within each of the NAYGN regions to support this effort.

NAYGN VOLUNTEER LIST

Committee Need Commitment Contact
Awards Awards committee members to vote on nominations and write award letter to recipients. 3 hours per quarter awards@naygn.org
Benchmarking Benchmark committee lead – to organize the survey effort 1 hour per week vp@naygn.org
Benchmarking Benchmark team members – to assist with NAYGN survey efforts 1 hour per week vp@naygn.org
Communications Facebook team members – Multiple social media savvy members revamp and maintain the NAYGN Facebook page. 1 hour per week (each member assign one day to make one post) communications@naygn.org

 

Communications Twitter team members – Multiple social media savvy members to strengthen the Twitter team. 1 hour per week (each member assign one day to post one tweet) communications@naygn.org

 

Communications Publications team members – Multiple members to write NAYGN articles for Go Nuke based on information sent in by chapters. 2-3 hours per month communications@naygn.org

 

Communications Webmaster team members – Multiple web savvy members to assist in the maintenance of the NAYGN website. 2-4 hours per month communications@naygn.org

 

Intersociety Relations Committee members to help with a joint effort between ANS and NAYGN to create a nuclear awareness campaign on college campuses. 2-4 hours per month president@naygn.org

 

Knowledge Transfer Hub developers – Members to help create content, create user/developer guidelines, and test the application 2-4 hours per month thehub@naygn.org

 

Professional Development Webinar lead and team members – coordinate the webinar program, develop topics for discussion and locate speakers 1-2 hours per month pd@nagyn.org
Professional Development Innovation committee members – 2-3 hours per month pd@nagyn.org
Professional Development 2017 conference session leaders/committee 2-4 hours per month pd@nagyn.org
Public Information Governmental Outreach Committee Lead

Lead the committee members to complete several government outreach activities; Assist NEI with Hill Day during the 2017 NAYGN Conference; Serve as Liaison between PI and PD/RLs/LCLs

1 hour every 2 weeks pi@naygn.org
Public Information Post Card Push Day Team Lead

Under government outreach committee; implements 2017 post card push day initiatives

1 hour every three weeks pi@naygn.org
Public Information Government Outreach Volunteer

Coordinate with regional leads to implement regional hill days (state); Implement at a PI ‘Day’ in every region

1 hour per month pi@naygn.org
Public Information Student Education Committee Lead

Lead the committee members to complete several student educational activities; Serve as Liaison between PI and RLs/LCL

1 hour every 2 weeks pi@naygn.org
Public Information Student Education Volunteer

Under student education committee; Assist with partnering with industry organizations to compile outreach information and host an event per year (ANS, WIN, NEI, NSBE)

1 hour per month pi@naygn.org
Recruiting and Retention Committee lead and committee members – write Focus articles on NAYGN members 2-4 hours per quarter vp@naygn.org

 

Atlantic Region Northeast/Atlantic conference planning committee – scheduled for September 2016 at Susquehanna 10-20 hours atlantic@naygn.org
Carolinas Region Planning committee members for mini conferences

·         Charlotte June 17, 2016

·         Columbia – late summer 2016

·         Wilmington – early fall 2016

·         Charlotte – November 18, 2016

10-20 hours carolinas@naygn.org
Midwest Region Midwest conference planning committee – planned for December1-2 in Detroit at DTE Corporate Headquarters. 10-20 hours midwest@naygn.org
Northeast Region Northeast/Atlantic conference planning committee – scheduled for September 2016 at Susquehanna 10-20 hours northeast@naygn.org
Southeast Region Southeast regional conference planning committee – scheduled August 2016 in New Orleans 10-20 hours southeast@naygn.org
West Region Planning Committee for 2016 Regional Event(s) 10-20 hours west@naygn.org