THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
THE PRESIDENT NAMES JOSEPH JOHN DINUNNO AS A MEMBER OF
THE DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD
The President today announced his intent to reappoint Joseph John DiNunno as a member to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
Mr. DiNunno presently serves as a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, a position he has held since August 13, 1992. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. DiNunno worked as an independent consultant, advising clients on environmental and nuclear safety issues since 1983.
Mr. DiNunno began his extensive career in the nuclear field with the Department of the Navy, where he worked on naval nuclear reactors. In 1959 Mr. DiNunno joined the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), where he served as a senior engineer with the regulatory staff and eventually became the first Director of Environmental Affairs in 1969. From 1972 to 1983, Mr. DiNunno worked for the NUS Corporation as Vice President and General Manager of the Environmental Safeguards Division and later as a Technical Director for the Environmental Systems Group. Mr. DiNunno received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He received his academic training in nuclear engineering at the Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology.
As a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Mr. DiNunno will work with the other members of the Board to review, investigate, and evaluate the health and safety conditions at all U.S. Department of Energy defense nuclear facilities in use, under construction, or being dismantled.