DOE APPOINTS NEW MEMBER TO
OAK RIDGE SITE SPECIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the appointment of Kevin Westervelt of Knoxville to the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB). ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel of 20 members that provides recommendations to the DOE Oak Ridge Environmental Management Program.
Westervelt is the Civil/Structural Engineering Department Manager at Mesa Associates in Knoxville. He is a member of the Tennessee Structural Engineers Association and has 25 years of experience in civil/structural engineering. He also has experience related to site environmental compliance and special project experience with the University of Tennessee relating to the remediation of the contaminated Coster Shop Rail Yard Facility.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and has completed additional master’s level courses in Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee. He is a licensed professional engineer in several states.
Westervelt was born and raised in northwest Indiana, but has lived in Knoxville since 1988. He is married and has three children.
ORSSAB meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the DOE Information Center in Oak Ridge. Meetings of the Board and its committees are open to the public, and notices are posted on the Board’s Web site: http://www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab.