• Why NAYGN presence at the NRC's Public Waste Confidence meetings is so important

    Why NAYGN presence at the NRC's Public Waste Confidence meetings is so important

    Will Landreth (Chapter Lead at Diablo Canyon) reiterates the importance of NAYGN presence at the NRC Public Waste Confidence meetings as he recounts his experience in San Luis Obispo, CA. My name is Will Landreth.  I live in San Luis Obispo and work for Pacific Gas and Electric Company at Diablo Canyon Po...

  • NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Anne Shatara

    NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Anne Shatara

    Anne Shatara was elected to the Treasurer position in 2002, in the first formal election that NAYGN held.  Anne served as Treasurer for two terms, leaving the role in 2006.  And we all know what happens to people who work hard and produce results –they are given additional responsibilities!  In that spir...

  • And the 2013 NAYGN Public Information Award goes to....Duke Energy!

    And the 2013 NAYGN Public Information Award goes to....Duke Energy!

    Congratulations to the Duke Energy Chapter for winning the first ever NAYGN Public Information award for 2013! Due to the diversity and number of PI activities held during October and November, attaching Duke Energy’s entry form is the only way to adequately communicate their accomplishments. Congratulat...

  • Vote for the 15th Annual NAYGN Drawing Contest Winner!

    Vote for the 15th Annual NAYGN Drawing Contest Winner!

    The top 5 finalists are here - vote for your favorite now! The winner will be announced by December 6th 2013.   See below for the poster pictures. [polldaddy poll=7552368]   [caption id="attachment_3984" align="alignnone" width="290"] Alicia / NAYGN Vogtle[/caption] [caption id="attachment_...

NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Duncan Robinson

NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Duncan Robinson

  Duncan Robinson started his involvement in North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) leadership as the 2005-2006 US Affairs Chair.  His effectiveness in this role eventually brought him back to the Board of Directors for an encore in 2010-2013 as the Vice President, President, and Past President.     Question:  What was your life and career like when you were involved in th...

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Why NAYGN presence at the NRC's Public Waste Confidence meetings is so important

Why NAYGN presence at the NRC's Public Waste Confidence meetings is so important

Will Landreth (Chapter Lead at Diablo Canyon) reiterates the importance of NAYGN presence at the NRC Public Waste Confidence meetings as he recounts his experience in San Luis Obispo, CA. My name is Will Landreth.  I live in San Luis Obispo and work for Pacific Gas and Electric Company at Diablo Canyon Power Plant.  I am not an official spokesperson for PG&E or Diablo Canyon.  I'm writing this as a resident...

03 Dec 8:10 PM 0 Read More...
NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Anne Shatara

NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Anne Shatara

Anne Shatara was elected to the Treasurer position in 2002, in the first formal election that NAYGN held.  Anne served as Treasurer for two terms, leaving the role in 2006.  And we all know what happens to people who work hard and produce results –they are given additional responsibilities!  In that spirit, NAYGN called her back in 2007 to fill the role of Professional Development Chair, completing the second ye...

03 Dec 7:50 PM 0 Read More...
And the 2013 NAYGN Public Information Award goes to....Duke Energy!

And the 2013 NAYGN Public Information Award goes to....Duke Energy!

Congratulations to the Duke Energy Chapter for winning the first ever NAYGN Public Information award for 2013! Due to the diversity and number of PI activities held during October and November, attaching Duke Energy’s entry form is the only way to adequately communicate their accomplishments. Congratulations to Christine and all of the Duke members! Duke Energy Submission- NAYGN 2013 Public Information Award ...

03 Dec 7:21 PM 0 Read More...
Vote for the 15th Annual NAYGN Drawing Contest Winner!

Vote for the 15th Annual NAYGN Drawing Contest Winner!

The top 5 finalists are here - vote for your favorite now! The winner will be announced by December 6th 2013.   See below for the poster pictures. [polldaddy poll=7552368]   [caption id="attachment_3984" align="alignnone" width="290"] Alicia / NAYGN Vogtle[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3964" align="alignnone" width="488"] Dixon / NAYGN GEH Willmington[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3981" ...

11 Nov 4:04 PM 3 Read More...
NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Amy Buu Keller

NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Amy Buu Keller

Amy Buu Keller started her North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) involvement by helping to start the Midlands chapter in 2002.  She was elected to the NAYGN Board of Directors (the “Core”) in 2004 as the Professional Development chair.  Amy then served as Vice President, President, and Past President in 2006, 2007, and 2008, respectively.  Amy was involved in shaping many policies and practice...

01 Nov 2:58 PM 0 Read More...
NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Michael Stuart

NAYGN Reaches 10,000 Members: Reflections from Past NAYGN Leader Michael Stuart

NAYGN reaches 10,000 members! Over the next several weeks we will be posting interviews with key members who have made this milestone possible - please enjoy these reflections as we look back on our history. Michael Stuart was the 2005 – 2007 Public Information chair for the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN).  His enthusiasm for NAYGN and his strong contributions are remembered in the organ...

08 Oct 5:26 PM 2 Read More...
NAYGN 10k Reflections - with NAYGN Founder Paul Wilson

NAYGN 10k Reflections - with NAYGN Founder Paul Wilson

NAYGN reaches 10,000 members! Over the next several weeks we will be posting interviews with key members who have made this milestone possible - please enjoy these reflections as we look back on our history. Paul Wilson is one of the seven founding members of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN). He took a moment out of his busy day of academics to reflect on his involvement in NAYGN and the...

18 Sep 3:37 PM 1 Read More...
NEI Public Information Kits are available!

NEI Public Information Kits are available!

NAYGN members have the opportunity to receive a Public Information kit from NEI which include the following:  Imitation fuel pellets  Nuclear energy educational poster from the National Energy Foundation  Nuclear Advocacy Network flyers  Workforce development brochures  “Just the Facts” brochures  Pro-nuclear stickers  ANS educational packet (waiting on confirmation)  NAYGN’s Nuk...

02 Aug 2:26 PM 1 Read More...
#Climate

#Climate

President Obama gave remarks last week on his climate change action plan. The President has set ambitious goals for managing carbon emissions, which cannot be achieved without baseload emissions-free generation like nuclear power. Although there will be certain political debate over how to achieve some of the goals President Obama set out, the underlying concept is we need energy diversity. Nuclear currently m...

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