The Columbia Chapter of Health Physics Society (CCHPS) holds an awards ceremony each year. At the ceremony, the CCHPS honors individuals who have been selected by the Awards Committee members to be recognized for accomplishments and actions that meet the criteria of one of the CCHPS awards.
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Robert English (Chair)
Long Range Planning
The Long-Range Planning Committee reviews the goals and objectives of the CCHPS and makes recommendations for improving the function and accomplishments of the Chapter.
Wesley Boyd (Chair)
The Membership Committee actively seeks out appropriate prospective members in the geographical area of interest to the CCHPS, reviews applications for membership in the Chapter making recommendations for acceptance or rejection to the Executive Council, maintains an accurate mailing list of the membership and publishes the Membership Handbook.
Brett Rosenberg (Chair)
The Nominating Committee selects nominees for elective chapter offices, national society elective offices, and national society standing committees.
Paul Winkler (Chair)
Public Information & Education
The Public Information and Education Committee is responsible for supplying information on radiation protection to news media, other professional, governmental, business, and public groups.
Additionally the committee is responsible for training within the membership, affirmative action, assisting in other educational activities in the field of radiation protection and coordinating related activities among Chapter Committees.
The committee is further broken down into the following subcommittees:
Education & Training
Cheryl Antonio (Chair)
Earl Fordham (Chair, Scholarship)
Claude Landes (Chair, Science Fair)
The Program Committee provides speakers, and/or prepares program materials for presentation at all CCHPS technical and social meetings other than those expressly for business purposes.
Craig Hill (Chair)
Publicity & Communication
The Publicity and Communication Committee has the responsibility for soliciting and assembling information of interest to the Chapter and editing, publishing and distributing the Chapter Newsletter.
Claude Landes (Chair)
Ronald Kathren (Condolences)
Brett Rosenberg (Newsletter editor)
George Tabatadze (Website editor/Webmaster)
The Scholarship Committee supports the Columbia Chapter of Health Physics Society’s goal to promote health physics as a profession. To support this goal, the Scholarship Committee solicits and selects candidates for CCHPS scholarships.
CCHPS awards scholarship to a student in a health physics-related educational path at an accredited institution. Eligible fields of study include, but are not limited to: radiation protection; nuclear engineering; x-ray/nuclear medicine; or health physics certification.