[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 168 (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)]
[Page 59658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20809]



Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for 

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

ACTION: Call for nominations.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising 
for nominations for the position of Radiation Safety Officer on the 
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). Nominees 
should currently be functioning as a Radiation Safety Officer.

DATES: Nominations are due on or before October 31, 2016.
    Nomination Process: Submit an electronic copy of resume or 
curriculum vitae to Ms. Michelle Smethers, [email protected]. 
Please ensure that the resume or curriculum vitae includes the 
following information, if applicable: education; certification; 
professional association membership and committee membership 
activities; duties and responsibilities in current and previous 
clinical, research, and/or academic position(s).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Michelle Smethers, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and 
Safeguards; (301) 415-6711; [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACMUI Radiation Safety Officer provides 
advice to NRC staff on health physics issues associated with medical 
applications of byproduct material. This advice includes providing 
input on NRC proposed rules and guidance documents; providing 
recommendations on the training and experience of radiation safety 
officers; identification of medical events; evaluating non-routine uses 
of byproduct material; bringing key issues in the radiation safety 
officer community to the attention of NRC staff; evaluating the 
security of byproduct material used in medical and research facilities, 
and other issues as they relate to radiation safety and NRC medical-use 
    ACMUI members are selected based on their educational background, 
certification(s), work experience, involvement and/or leadership in 
professional society activities, and other information obtained in 
letters or during the selection process.
    ACMUI members possess the medical and technical skills needed to 
address evolving issues. The current membership is comprised of the 
following professionals: (a) Nuclear medicine physician; (b) nuclear 
cardiologist; (c) two radiation oncologists; (d) diagnostic 
radiologist; (e) therapy medical physicist; (f) nuclear medicine 
physicist; (g) nuclear pharmacist; (h) health care administrator; (i) 
radiation safety officer; (j) patients' rights advocate; (k) Food and 
Drug Administration representative; and (l) Agreement State 
    NRC is inviting nominations for the Radiation Safety Officer to the 
ACMUI. The term of the individual currently occupying this position 
will end September 27, 2017. Committee members currently serve a four-
year term and may be considered for reappointment to an additional 
    Nominees must be U.S. citizens and be able to devote approximately 
160 hours per year to Committee business. Members who are not Federal 
employees are compensated for their service. In addition, members are 
reimbursed for travel (including per-diem in lieu of subsistence) and 
are reimbursed secretarial and correspondence expenses. Full-time 
Federal employees are reimbursed travel expenses only.
    Security Background Check: The selected nominee will undergo a 
thorough security background check. Security paperwork may take the 
nominee several weeks to complete. Nominees will also be required to 
complete a financial disclosure statement to avoid conflicts of 

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of August, 2016.

    For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-20809 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]