Members

Amina Anderson (Nye County) – A resident of Beatty, Nevada, Ms. Anderson is currently employed as manager of the Beatty Museum. She attended high school in Las Vegas and spent two years studying nursing at a community college. Ms. Anderson is secretary of the Beatty General Improvement District, chair of the Beatty Water and Sanitation District, and a member of the Beatty Volunteer Fire Department. Her interests include public health and environmental issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2014.

Francis L. Bonesteel (Nye County) – A resident of Pahrump, Nevada, Mr. Bonesteel retired as a motor equipment manager for the New York State Department of Transportation in March 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering from Buxton University, and a certificate in airframe and engine maintenance from Vincennes University. Mr. Bonesteel is past district deputy, past state vice-president, and past exalted ruler for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; deputy commander, group commander and inspector general for the United States Air Force Auxiliary; ambassador executive committee chair for Valley Electric Association; and logistic officer for the Nye County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary. Mr. Bonesteel is interested in environmental and business issues. He currently serves as chair of the EM SSAB in Nevada. Mr. Bonesteel was appointed to the board in October 2016.

William H. DeWitt (Nye County) – A resident of Amargosa Valley, Nevada, Mr. DeWitt is currently employed as manager of the Funeral Mountain Ranch. He is also the president of two family-owned businesses, Generco, Inc. and General Veneer Manufacturing Company, which conduct aerospace and missile work, not related to EM or DOE. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Southern California. Mr. DeWitt is a member of the Rotary Club and the Nevada Farm Bureau. His interests include environmental issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2018.

Karen Eastman (Clark County) – A resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ms. Eastman is an independent contractor with LegalShield. She is a high school graduate who also has travel agent certifications. Ms. Eastman is a board member of the Nevada Council of the Blind. Her interests are in environmental and public health issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Pennie A. Edmond (Clark County) – A resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ms. Edmond is a high school teacher with the Clark County School District. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ms. Edmond is a member and past secretary of the Dunes and Trails ATV/UTV Club. She is also an official for the Southern Nevada Officials Organization and the Professional Volleyball Officials Association. Ms. Edmond is interested in educational issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2014.

Raymond C. Elgin (Nye County) – A resident of Pahrump, Nevada, Mr. Elgin retired as a teacher at the Clark County School District in May 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Master of Administration in Education from Walden University. He is a member of the Moose Lodge 808 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10054. His interests are in educational and environmental issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Charles L. Fullen (Nye County) – A resident of Pahrump, Nevada, Mr. Fullen retired as an airline flight crew member from Omni Air International in January 2013. He is a high school graduate. Mr. Fullen is a member of the Elks and Moose 808 Lodges. His interests are environmental and public health issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Richard L. Gardner (Nye County) – A resident of Beatty, Nevada, Mr. Gardner retired as a building superintendent for disaster cleanup in 2008. He holds an Associate of Science in Mechanical from Los Angeles Trade Technical and an auto teaching certificate from the Meridian School District in Idaho. Mr. Gardner is the chair of the Beatty Town Advisory Board and the quartermaster/treasurer for the Beatty Veterans of Foreign Wars. His interests are in economic development and transportation issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Anthony D. Graham (Clark County) – A resident of Henderson, Nevada, Mr. Graham is a Ph.D. student in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He is teaching U.S. History 101/102, conducting historical research, and studying the environmental history of Nevada and California. He holds an Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies from the College of San Mateo, a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Davis, and a Master of Arts in History at the California State University, East Bay. Mr. Graham served as the UNLV student intern on the EM SSAB in Nevada beginning in the fall 2016 until March 2018. As a student intern, he prepared an informational bulletin after each full board meeting to increase the UNLV student body’s knowledge of the EM SSAB in Nevada and the Nevada National Security Site. Mr. Graham is a member of the Western Historians Association, the National Council on Public History, and the Old Spanish Trail Association. He is an assistant scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. He was appointed to the board in October 2018.

Tanya R. Henderson (Inyo County) – A resident of Shoshone, California (less than 20 miles from the Nevada border), Ms. Henderson is the executive director for the Amargosa Conservancy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in German Studies from Whitman College, a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from Northern Arizona University, and has certifications as an emergency medical technician and fire rescue 1 including hazardous materials operations. Ms. Henderson is a volunteer with the Southern Inyo County Fire Protection District. Her interests include public health issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2018.

Hepburn E. Klemm (Nye County) – A resident of Tonopah, Nevada, Mr. Klemm retired as a teamster in October 2011. He attended high school in Daly City, California, and was trained during his career as a first responder for hazardous waste emergencies. Mr. Klemm is interested in county/city/tribal government and labor issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2018.

Donald C. Neill (Nye County) – A resident of Pahrump, Nevada, Mr. Neill retired in 2000 after a career as a technical project manager in the financial and manufacturing information processing area, not related to EM or DOE. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Western Washington University. Mr. Neill is a member of the American Legion. His interests include environmental and public health issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2014.

Steve Rosenbaum (Clark County) – A resident of North Las Vegas, Nevada, Mr. Rosenbaum is currently a construction consultant for Associated Infrastructure Consultants. He holds an Associate of Science in Electrical Construction with the Los Angeles Trade Technical College and has certifications in hazardous materials first response and incidence commander, law enforcement, journeyman electrician, arrest and firearms, civil detention from the state of California and a HVAC certification from the Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Rosenbaum is a member of the Nye County Local Emergency Planning Committee and a volunteer compliance advisor for Nye County Emergency Management. His interests are in environmental issues. He currently serves as vice chair of the EM SSAB in Nevada. Mr. Rosenbaum was appointed to the board in October 2014.

Janice N. Six (Nye County) – A resident of Tonopah, Nevada, Ms. Six retired as a process server/auctioneer for the Nevada Legal Support Services in 2016. She attended high school in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Six is interested in educational and environmental issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2018.

Richard A. Stephans (Clark County) – A resident of Boulder City, Nevada, Mr. Stephans retired as a safety analysis engineer from ACTS Inc. in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University, and a Certified Safety Professional in Comprehensive Practice/System Safety from the Board of Safety Professionals. Mr. Stephans is the chapter president and society fellow for the national office of the System Safety Society and community newsletter editor for the Home Owners Association Boulder City. His interests are in educational and environmental issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Richard T. Twiddy (Clark County) – A resident of Mesquite, Nevada, Mr. Twiddy retired as an engineer from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company in 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Quality Engineering from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Science in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. His interests are in civic and environmental issues. He was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Dina M. Williamson-Erdag (Nye County) – A resident of Pahrump, Nevada, Ms. Williamson-Erdag currently works part-time as a bookkeeper/special programs manager for Growth Investments. She holds an Associate of Arts in Business from Mt. San Antonio College. She is the board president for Nye Communities Coalition; member of the League of Women Voters of Southern Nevada, Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee, and Pahrump Valley Rotary; president for the Court Appointed Special Advocate; board alternate for the Nye County Regional Economic Development Authority; and ambassador committee chair for the Valley Electric Association. She was appointed to the board in October 2016.

Connie J. Wissmiller (Nye County) – A resident of Amargosa Valley, Nevada, Ms. Wissmiller currently works part-time as a manager at the Amargosa Senior Center. She graduated from high school in Lexington, Illinois, and took employment-related classes in data processes from Southwest Missouri State University and Western Illinois University. Ms. Wissmiller is interested in educational and environmental issues. She was appointed to the board in October 2018.




 
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