Partnerships for Innovation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2010
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—John L. Crapo, CHP, has been named the new associate director for readiness in ORAU’s National Security and Emergency Management Programs.
In his new role, Crapo will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and scheduling all management activities associated with ORAU’s support to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Emergency Response’s counterterrorism, counter-proliferation and emergency management fields. He will also provide strategic insight into DOE’s program goals and plans as they pertain to the emergency response mission.
“John has a strong background in radiological consequence management and regulatory compliance,” said Dave Hackemeyer, vice president and director for ORAU’s National Security and Emergency Management Programs. “He will do a great job, and he will ensure our support to DOE meets and exceeds expectations.”
Before joining ORAU in 2007, Crapo served nearly 20 years in the U.S. Navy as a health physicist. He received a bachelor’s of science degree in radiological health physics from the University of Lowell in 1990, a master’s of science in health physics from Georgetown University in 1997 and a master’s of science in environmental health from Harvard University in 2002.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment, and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities, and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local, and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
John L. Crapo