July 12, 2017
The 2017 RadWaste Summit will explore the theme, New Priorities, Regulations, and Opportunities as the industry moves into the fourth quarter of the Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress. The Summit will explore the existing policy, budget allocation, project priorities, and more.
Roger Jarrell, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy, has been confirmed as a speaker for the 2017 RadWaste Summit, taking place September 5-7 in Summerlin, NV. Jarrell will speak during the Office of Environmental Management general session to provide an understanding of the priorities of the Office of EM moving forward.
In his new role, Jarrell will serve as EM’s key interface with the Office of the Secretary and other senior Administration leadership.
Jarrell began working with DOE in January, supporting the Administration’s transition team focusing on EM issues. He previously served as a legislative aide for U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.); a political consultant; and an elected Republican Party official in Lexington, Virginia.
Jarrell graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a bachelor’s degree in international studies. After receiving his Juris Doctor Degree from Washington and Lee University in 2004, he worked as a civil litigator in energy law and commercial and corporate litigation.
Jarrell joins an excellent speaker lineup that also includes:
- Edward McGinnis, Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
- Andrea Kock, Deputy Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
- Jeffrey S. Merrifield, Partner, Energy Practice, Pillsbury…