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Learn and Serve America

higher learning, consortia of institutions Learn and Serve America supports

of higher learning, and public and service learning by students from

private nonprofit organizations in kindergarten through graduate school.

partnership with institutions of higher Service learning is an innovative concept

education. These grants enable creation through which students participate in

or expansion of community service organized service experiences that meet

opportunities for students and explore community needs and are supported by

new ways to integrate service into the a curriculum that allows research,

college curriculum and support model reflection, and discussion of their

community service programs on campus. experiences. The focus of Learn and The programs are located in 38 States, Serve America is to build a solid

the District of Columbia, and Puerto foundation for service learning in the

Rico. curriculum of every school in America. The Corporation awards competitive

National Senior Service Corps grants to support Learn and Serve

(Senior Corps) America on an annual basis. Notices of The three Senior Corps Programsfunds availability published in the

Retired and Senior Volunteers (RSVP), Federal Register provide information the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), concerning application deadlines and and the Senior Companion Program program requirements.

(SCP)-support community service by School-Based and Community-Based senior adults. These programs Programs The goal of Learn and Serve demonstrate the continued resource of America's School-Based and

seniors, provide valuable community Community-Based Programs is to

service, and engage the experience, increase opportunities for school-age expertise, and commitment of seniors in youth to learn and develop through a continued active involvement in the service to their communities. The

community. Each of these programs is Corporation supports these initiatives funded through renewable project grants through distribution of funds to State to public and private nonprofit education agencies according to a

organizations, who enter into population-based allotment. Grants to memoranda of agreement with local State commissions on national service, institutions, including schools, hospitals, nonprofit grantmaking entities, Indian senior cer.ters, and other organizations, tribes, and U.S. territories are

who directly assign and supervise competitive.

participants. Most Corporation funding School-based programs are

supports continuation projects; new administered by State education

projects are awarded competitively when agencies, local education agencies in funds are available. States not applying for funding, Indian Retired and Senior Volunteer Program tribes, and U.S. territories. Participants The Retired and Senior Volunteer are elementary and secondary school Program provides part-time, students and out-of-school youth

uncompensated service opportunities for between the ages of 5–17. Schools use persons age 55 or older. Participants, Learn and Serve America grants for adult serving in community-based projects volunteer programs and teacher training across America, serve a wide range of in service-learning, along with planning, national and community needs, working implementing, and expanding service- with persons of all ages. learning programs. Community-based Foster Grandparent Program The programs are administered by State Foster Grandparent Program provides commissions on national and community service to children with special needs. service and nonprofit organizations. Participants must be 60 years of age or Higher Education Programs Service older, and must be considered lowLearning at the post-secondary level is income by published Corporation supported by grants to institutions of criteria. Participants serve 20-hour

programs in AmeriCorps*VISTA and AmeriCorps* NCCC), a disaster response initiative, and short-term summer service initiatives. The Corporation also carries out an extensive training and technical assistance effort to support and assist State Commissions and service programs. Through partnerships with the private sector, other Federal agencies, and the Points of Light Foundation, the Corporation further advocates and advances service in America. The Corporation provides timely information about grants and financial assistance through notices of funds availability in the Federal Register.

weeks, typically 4 hours a day, and provide personal love, attention, and support to children. Children served include those with physical and developmental disabilities, living in conditions of poverty; involved in the juvenile justice system; teen-age mothers and their children; and Head Start participants. Foster Grandparents receive a stipend of $2.45 per hour and are provided meals, transportation, and physical examinations. They serve in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Senior Companion Program The Senior Companion Program engages lowincome seniors age 60 and older in service to adults with special needs, with a focus on service to the frail elderly. Eligibility criteria and program benefits for Senior Companions are the same as those provided to Foster Grandparents. Senior Companions provide support, assistance, and companionship to those whom they serve in both in-home and institutional settings. They also provide respite care to caregivers, especially family members of the frail elderly. Other Corporation Initiatives The Corporation's mission to develop and support an ethic of service in America involves initiatives, special demonstration projects, and other activities, in addition to the thret major program areas. These include the new National Service Leadership Institution in San Francisco, CA, the AmeriCorps Leaders Program (and similar leaders

Sources of Information General Inquiries To obtain additional information regarding the Corporation's programs and activities, call 1-800-942– 2677, or for Senior Corps programs, 1800-424-8867. Grants Notices of funds availability are published in the Federal Register for most Corporation programs. Corporation State Program Offices and State Commissions on National and Community Service are located in most States and are the best source of information on programs in specific States or communities. National Service Recruitment Persons interested in participating in service activities should call 1-800-942-2677, or contact Corporation State Offices or State Commissions on National and Community Service.

For further information, contact the Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. Phone, 202-606-5000.

DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD
Suite 700, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004
Phone, 202-208-6400. Fax, 202-208-6518

Chairman
Vice Chairman
Members

JOHN T. CONWAY
A.J. EGGENBERGER
JOHN W. CRAWFORD, JR., JOSEPH J.

DINUNNO, HERBERT J.C. KOUTS ROBERT M. ANDERSEN

General Counsel

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DEPUTY GENERAL

MANAGER

DEPUTY GENERAL

COUNSEL

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONAL SAFETY

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PROCESS ENGINEERING
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND INTEGRATION

CHIEF, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY

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TECHNICAL STAFF SPECIALISTS

General Manager
Technical Director

KENNETH M. PUSATERI
GEORGE W. CUNNINGHAM

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board reviews and evaluates the content and implementation of standards relating to the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of defense nuclear facilities of the Department of Energy (DOE).

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety defense nuclear facilities of DOE;
Board was established as an independent investigates any event or practice at
agency on September 29, 1988, by the these facilities which may adversely
Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended affect public health and safety; and
(42 U.S.C. 2286–2286i).

reviews and monitors the design, The Board is composed of five

construction, and operation of facilities. members appointed by the President The Board makes recommendations to with the advice and consent of the

the Secretary of Energy concerning DOE Senate. Members of the Board are

defense nuclear facilities to ensure appointed from among United States

adequate protection of public health and citizens who are respected experts in the

safety. In the event that any aspect of field of nuclear safety.

operations, practices, or occurrences

reviewed by the Board is determined to Activities

present an imminent or severe threat to The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety public health and safety, the Board Board reviews and evaluates the content transmits its recommendations directly to and implementation of standards for the President.

For further information, contact the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Suite 700, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004. Phone, 202-208-6400.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460
Phone, 202-260–2090

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ABBY J. PIRNIE

WILLIAM A. NITZE

ALAN D. HECHT
ALAN B. SIELEN, Acting

SALLYANNE HARPER, Acting

ALVIN PESACHOWITZ, Acting

Director, Cooperative Environmental

Management
Assistant Administrator for International

Activities
Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator

Deputy Assistant Administrator
Program Offices:
Assistant Administrator for Administration and

Resources Management
Deputy Assistant Administrator for

Administration and Resources

Management
Director, Office of the Comptroller
Director, Office of Human Resources

Management
Director, Office of Administration
Director, Office of Grants and Debarment
Director, Office of Acquisition Management
Director, Office of Information Resources

Management
Director, Office of Administration and

Resources Management-Research

Triangle Park, NC
Director, Office of Administration-

Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and

Compliance Assurance Deputy Assistant Administrators

KATHRYN SCHMOLL DAVID J. O'CONNOR

JOHN C. CHAMBERLIN
HARVEY G. PIPPEN
BETTY L. BAILEY
PAUL WOHLLEBEN, Acting

WILLIAM G. LAXTON

WILLIAM M. HENDERSON

STEVEN A. HERMAN

SYLVIA LOWRANCE, MICHAEL M.

STAHL
MILDRED A. LASSITER

BARRY N. BREEN

EARL E. DEVANEY

Director, Enforcement Capacity and

Outreach Office
Director, Federal Facilities Enforcement

Office
Director, Criminal Enforcement, Forensics,

and Training Director, Office of Environmental Justice Director, Planning and Policy Analysis Director, Compliance Director, Regulatory Enforcement Director, Site Remediation Enforcement Director, Federal Facilities Director, National Enforcement Investigation

Center, Denver, CO General Counsel

Principal Deputy General Counsel Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning,

and Evaluation Director, Office of Strategic Planning Director, Office of Policy Development Director, Office of Regulatory Management

and Information Inspector General

Deputy Inspector General
Assistant Inspector General, Office of Audit

CLARICE E. GAYLORD
ERIC V. SCHAEFFER
ELAINE G. STANLEY
ROBERT I. VAN HEUVELEN
SUSAN E. BROMM
RICHARD E. SANDERSON
FRANK COVINGTON

JONATHAN Z. CANNON
SCOTT FULTON
DAVID GARDINER

FREDERICK W. ALLEN
MARYANN FROECHLICH, Acting
THOMAS E, KELLEY

JOHN C. MARTIN NIKKI L. TINSLEY KENNETH A. KONZ

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