Appendix B
Committee Meetings and Activities

FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING

JUNE 14-16, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.


Objective: To introduce required administrative procedures set forth by the National Research Council, conduct the composition and balance discussion, discuss the committee statement of task and background review with committee sponsor, receive chemical demilitarization and process and equipment briefing presentations, review the preliminary report outline and report-writing process, flesh out the report outline into a concept draft, confirm committee writing assignments, and discuss next steps and future meeting dates. The briefings covered the following topics:


Overview of ACWA and Chemical Demilitarization, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.


BGCAPP Process Overview, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.


PCAPP Process Overview, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.


LPMD at Anniston, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.


Explosive Destruction Technologies, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.


WHOLE COMMITTEE TELECONFERENCE

JULY 9, 2010


Objective: To discuss data gathering and report development.


VIRTUAL MEETING

JULY 23, 2010


Objective: To conduct committee discussions, discuss report development, and discuss the upcoming meeting in Pueblo, Colorado, and Richmond, Kentucky.


SITE VISIT

JULY 29, 2010

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MARYLAND


Objective: To conduct data gathering on Chemical Materials Agency process safety incidents to identify what lessons could be learned that would benefit the Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives.



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Appendix B Committee Meetings and Activities FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING LPMD at Anniston, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and JUNE 14-16, 2010 Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Assem- WASHINGTON, D.C. bled Chemical Weapons Alternatives. Objective: To introduce required administrative proce- Explosive Destruction Technologies, Joe Novad, Deputy dures set forth by the National Research Council, con- Operations and Engineering Manager, Program Man- duct the composition and balance discussion, discuss ager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives. the committee statement of task and background review with committee sponsor, receive chemical demilitariza- WHOLE COMMITTEE TELECONFERENCE tion and process and equipment briefing presentations, JULY 9, 2010 review the preliminary report outline and report-writing process, flesh out the report outline into a concept draft, Objective: To discuss data gathering and report confirm committee writing assignments, and discuss development. next steps and future meeting dates. The briefings cov- ered the following topics: VIRTUAL MEETING JULY 23, 2010 Overview of ACWA and Chemical Demilitarization, Joe Novad, Deputy Operations and Engineering Manager, Objective: To conduct committee discussions, discuss Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons report development, and discuss the upcoming meeting Alternatives. in Pueblo, Colorado, and Richmond, Kentucky. BGCAPP Process Overview, Joe Novad, Deputy Oper- SITE VISIT ations and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for JULY 29, 2010 Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives. ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MARYLAND PCAPP Process Overview, Joe Novad, Deputy Opera- Objective: To conduct data gathering on Chemical tions and Engineering Manager, Program Manager for Materials Agency process safety incidents to identify Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives. what lessons could be learned that would benefit the Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives. 40

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41 APPENDIX B SECOND COMMITTEE MEETING Operations Management, Ron Hawley, Plant General AUGUST 3-5, 2010 Manager, URS. PUEBLO, COLORADO, AND RICHMOND, KENTUCKY Lessons Learned, Ron Hawley, Plant General Manager, URS. Objective: To conduct fact-finding at the contractors’ offices for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot System Safety, Jeffrey Weldon, Safety, Health, and Plant (PCAPP) and the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Emergency Response Manager, Bechtel. Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP). Training Overview, John Gaffney, Training Manager, August 3, 2010, Pueblo, Colorado General Physics. Safety Share, Terry Wells, Safety Manager, Bechtel VIRTUAL MEETING Pueblo Team. AUGUST 17, 2010 Plant Overview Video , Scott Susman, Site Project Objective: To discuss data gathering and report Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical development. Weapons Alternatives. VIRTUAL MEETING Management Overview, Kevin Chalmers, Deputy Proj- AUGUST 20, 2010 ect Manager, Bechtel Pueblo Team. Objective: To discuss report development. Engineering Overview, George Fry, Bechtel Pueblo Team. THIRD COMMITTEE MEETING SEPTEMBER 1-3, 2010 Operations Overview, Jerry Tiller, Plant Manager, WASHINGTON, D.C. Bechtel Pueblo Team. Objective: To discuss the adequacy of data gathering Process Safety Management, Rob Jensen, Bechtel to date and identify any gaps and how to address those Pueblo Team. gaps, conduct writing sessions and achieve a first full- message draft, and make work assignments. August 5, 2010, Richmond, Kentucky VIRTUAL MEETING Project Management , Jeff Brubaker, Site Project SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 Manager, Program Manager for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives, and Mark Seely, Project Man- Objective: To discuss report development. ager, Bechtel. FOURTH COMMITTEE MEETING Process Overview, Ron Hawley, Plant General Man- OCTOBER 13-15, 2010 ager, URS. WASHINGTON, D.C. Safety Overview, Jeffrey Weldon, Safety, Health, and Objective: To discuss the report draft, conduct writing Emergency Response Manager, Bechtel. sessions, and achieve a concurrence draft. First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) Equipment, Mark Johnson, VIRTUAL MEETING Assistant Project Manager, Bechtel. OCTOBER 20, 2010 Design Process, Neil Frenzl, Resident Engineering Objective: To discuss the report draft and development Manager, Bechtel. and achieve a concurrence draft.