Contact: Marty Phalen, President
History of the Power Reactor Section
Ad Hoc Committee established by HPS President Charles Meinhold to study feasibility of
the PRS. Committee Members: Ron Gauny, Sam Daniel, Roger Cloutier.
HPS Board establishes the Power Reactor Section as the first section of the HPS.
PRS Charter submitted at the HPS Midyear Meeting.
Sponsored the Twenty-First Midyear Topical Meeting of the HPS in Bal Harbour,
POWERNET, the PRS Listserver becomes the primary means of exchanging technical, regulatory, and business practice information.
PRS Radiation Science Program is established to support teaching radiation science in grades 6 - 12. Radiation detection kits that include modified civil defense
Geiger counter, consumer products containing radioactive material, and classroom lesson plans are developed.
With matching funds from the Nuclear Suppliers Association, the Section surpasses the $25,000 mark in scholarship awards to both two-year and four-year students.
Supplementing the PRS Radiation Science Program, four PowerPoint presentations are made available on the PRS website. These topics include:
Two additional PowerPoint presentations are made available on the PRS website. These presentations expand on the four Radiation Science Program presentations listed above. These new
presentation are intended for both classroom and adult learning environments
with focus on:
The first Power Reaction Section Newsletter was launched and transmitted to
all section members.
A new website was launched with updated materials and new categories for
use by section members.
The first Section Logo was designed by Tom Johnston and approved for use by