Members hail from throughout Southern Nevada,
including Beatty, Pahrump, Goldfield, Tonopah, Panaca,
and the Las Vegas valley.

NSSAB Membership
The membership drive for fiscal year 2016 has ended. The next anticipated membership drive will commence in March 2018. Applications are accepted at any time and will be kept on file. Members hail from throughout Southern Nevada; including Beatty, Goldfield, Pahrump, Panaca, Tonopah, and Las Vegas. Download the membership application.

What is the NSSAB?
The NSSAB is a federally-chartered U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) advisory board made up of members from urban and rural communities in Southern Nevada. Members meet to study and discuss environmental activities that take place at the Nevada National Security Site and provide recommendations to the DOE Nevada Field Office Environmental Management Program. The NSSAB is chartered to review and provide feedback on radioactive waste management/disposal and transportation activities, the effects of historic nuclear testing on the groundwater, and other environmental remediation activities.

Member Responsibilities

  • Attend Full Board NSSAB meetings
  • Actively participate in Board/committee activities
  • Review all materials (documents, emails, etc.) in a timely manner and respond, as requested
  • May require a time commitment of 10 hours per month
  • No technical experience is required

NSSAB Meetings

  • Typically 6-8 meetings per year
  • Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in the evening
  • Majority are held in Las Vegas (1-2 meetings are held in rural southern Nevada)
  • DOE provides reimbursement for authorized travel expenses for eligible NSSAB members

For further information on the NSSAB, contact the NSSAB Office at 702-630-0522 or

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