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Government and Regulatory Affairs (GRAC)

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ChargeAdvise on legislative and regulatory issues and on recommendations of governmental or non-governmental entities, where such issues affect medical physicists or the practice of medical physics. Advise on appropriate actions.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: 3.9.11
Approved Date(s)n/a
Committee Keywords: GRAC

Bette Blankenship
Committee Chair

2018 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 12 voting members.

up-to-dateRex G. Ayers, MEng

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateBette W. Blankenship, MS

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2019 Committee Chair
1/1/2014 - 12/31/2019 Chair,  Government and Regulatory Affairs Policy Sub-Committee (ex officio)

up-to-dateJessica B. Clements, MS

7/13/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateKathleen M. Hintenlang, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Chair,  CRCPD Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateM. Saiful Huq, PhD

5/28/2013 - 12/31/2018 Liaison - IAEA (ex officio)

up-to-dateSteven H. King, MS

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateHerbert W. Mower, ScD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2018 Chair,  Medical Physics Licensure and Regulatory Recognition Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateBryon M. Murray, MS

8/8/2017 - 12/31/2020 Member

up-to-dateDaniel C. Pavord, MS

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019 Chair,  Professional Council (ex officio)

up-to-dateMichael A. Sheetz, MS

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2020 Member

up-to-dateJohn M. Wait, MS

9/16/2013 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateWilliam G. West, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 3 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateJennifer Elee, BS

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019 Liaison - CRCPD (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateCatherine N. Steffel, MS

8/24/2018 - 12/31/2021 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateKatherine N. Tapp, PhD

7/26/2016 - 12/31/2019 Liaison - NRC (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 1 staff.

up-to-dateRichard J. Martin, JD

1/5/2015 - 12/31/2037 Government Relations Specialist (ex officio, nonvoting)

Individual Appointments
the individuals listed below report to, but are not necessarily members of, this committee as individual appointments
Tarver, Russell B.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     5/30/2017-12/31/2019 Liaison Committee on Public Policy, American Institute of Physics
Balter, Stephen  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2009-12/31/2018 Representative, Multi-Specialty Occupational Health Gr