NAYGN Membership Announcements – Volume 10, Issue 21

Get Involved!


  1. Are you looking for a way to share your strengths and skills with NAYGN?  We have an opportunity for you!  The NAYGN Benchmarking Committee is looking for members to join our team.  We will be working on completing the 2013 NAYGN Career Report and need your help.  This is a great opportunity to share, demonstrate and build your leadership skills.  Volunteers are needed right away!  Get involved by emailing
  2. Is someone in your local NAYGN chapter making a difference?  Do you have great events or activities going on in your NAYGN chapter that are worth sharing?  Go Nuke would like to shine the spotlight on you. Send details and pictures to, These materials will be used to populate our website blog and may be referenced/duplicated on our Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages. We look forward to hearing about your great work.
  3. October 21 to 25, 2013 is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning your outreach activities for National Nuclear Science Week. There are lots of ideas and materials available on the NNSW website. Check it out: 
  4. The NAYGN Chapter Health Committee is looking for members!! The Chapter Health Committee is dedicated to helping new and/or struggling chapters overcome some of the obstacles they may be facing. Our goals will be to help our fellow chapters to meet their needs by generating ideas and developing ways helpful to chapter growth and success. For more information or to get involved, email




  1. The next webinar for Develop Yourself for Career Success is scheduled for July 2nd.  The topic will be Communications.  To join the webinar, click here.
  2. Mark your calendar to attend the Young Professional Congress (YPC), held in conjunction with the 2013 ANS Winter Meeting.The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Young Members Group (YMG) and the North American Young Generation of Nuclear (NAYGN) designed this one-day program to provide a unique opportunity for young professionals in the nuclear industry. The sessions will provide actionable skills development and broad networking opportunities for all attendees.

When: Saturday, November 9, 2013

Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Members of the ANS and the NAYGN are encouraged to attend. Please note that attendance for the full ANS meeting is not required to attend the YPC.  Be on the lookout for more information in upcoming communications.

You are also invited to participate in the YMG-sponsored Hill Visit on Thursday, November 14.

To prepare participants for this event, a Communicating Effectively with Your Representative  prep session will take place Wednesday, November 13. Be on the lookout for more details!

For more information, contact Gale Hauck at


Also in the News...


  1. Congratulations and welcome to our 106th NAYGN chapter at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)! We’re extremely excited to have a chapter at the ANL and are looking forward to their involvement in NAYGN.
  2. We want to remind our members that the exciting documentary film on nuclear energy "Pandora's Promise" is opening in select cities starting June 12th 2013 (see website for a city near you: ).  We encourage you to see the film along with your friends and family members - spread the word, post it on your Facebook page and twitter account - you can also 'Like" the film's Facebook page here:!/PandorasPromise?fref=ts Does your local chapter want to arrange a Pandora's Promise private screening? NAYGN is in contact with the film's distributor and we have the opportunity to help set-up private screenings! Please note that these events will need to be funded.  Please contact the NAYGN Public Information committee to find out more:
  3. We want to remind our members - particularly those of the recently shut down SONGS chapter - that NAYGN has a LinkedIn group that is a great networking resource. We encourage you to join the group today!