Governor Abbott Appoints 10 To Texas Radiation Advisory Board
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sanjay Narayan to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board for a term set to expire April 16, 2021. Additionally, he has appointed William “Will” Pate, Dr.P.H., Douglas “Doug” Posey, D.V.M., and Lynn Slaney Silguero and reappointed John P. Hageman for terms set to expire on April 16, 2023, and he has appointed Thierno Barry, Kenneth “Ken” Peters, and Robert “Bob” Redweik and reappointed Darlene Metter, M.D. and Darshan Sachde for terms set to expire on April 16, 2025. The board advises the state on radiation issues and reviews the rules, policies and programs of state agencies that regulate radiation.
Sanjay Narayan of Dallas is an attorney at Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon LLP. He is a member of the Texas State Bar, New York State Bar, The Federalist Society, and the South Asian Lawyers Association. Additionally, he is a member of the Duke University Alumni Association and the University of Pennsylvania Law School Alumni Association, and is a Pro Bono contributor to the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. Narayan received a Bachelor of Science in economics and Bachelor of Arts in political science from Duke University, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Certificate of Study in business economics and public policy from the Wharton School of Business.
William “Will” Pate, Dr.P.H. of League City is the Radiation Safety Officer for The University of Texas (UT) Medical Branch at Galveston. He is secretary of the State of Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society, and previously served as president. He is a professional member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineers, a member of the Health Physics Society and the NFPA Laser Fire Protection Technical Committee, and a plenary member of the American Academy of Health Physics. Additionally, he is vice chair of the UT System Radiation Safety Advisory Group and a member of the Laser Subcommittee of the American National Standards Institute. He is a Certified Health Physicist and a licensed Medical Physicist specializing in Medical Health Physics. Pate received a Bachelor of Science in biology from UT San Antonio, a Doctor of Public Health in environmental and occupational health from UT Health Science Center at Houston, and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
Douglas “Doug” Posey, D.V.M. of Corpus Christi is a veterinarian and owner of Riverside Veterinary Clinic. He is a member and former executive committee member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and a member and past president of the Coastal Bend Veterinary Medical Association. Additionally, he is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Posey received a Bachelor of Science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.
Lynn Slaney Silguero of Frisco is an Associated Broker and Realtor at Ebby Halliday Real Estate. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Metro-Tex Board of Realtors, and the Collin County Association of Realtors. Additionally, she was a member of the City of Frisco 2018-2019 City Charter Review Commission, City of Frisco Social Services & Housing Board, and the City of Frisco Comprehensive Planning Boards. Silguero received a Bachelor of Arts in business and merchandising from Southwest Texas State University.
John P. Hageman of San Antonio is a Radiation Safety Consultant for Southwest Research Institute. He is a Certified Health Physicist, a member of the American Association of Health Physicists, and past treasurer of the Health Physics Society. Additionally, he is the treasurer of the Bexar County Local Emergency Planning Committee. Hageman received a Bachelor of Science in physics from The University of Texas (UT) at Arlington and a Master of Science in Radiological Health from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Thierno Barry of Austin is Assistant Vice President for Chubb Holdings. Previously, he held several roles with AIG. He is a native of the Republic of Guinea and attended school in France prior to moving to Texas. Barry received a Bachelor in Business Studies from the University of Houston.
Kenneth “Ken” Peters of Granbury is Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer for Luminant, the power generation subsidiary of Vistra Energy. He is vice chair of the Utilities Service Alliance Board of Directors. Peters received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in systems engineering from Virginia Tech University.
Robert “Bob” Redweik of Tomball is Director of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Regulatory for Citation Oil & Gas Corp. He previously served as committee chair for the American Petroleum Institute, a director and division chair for the Ground Water Protection Council, and committee chair for the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Redweik received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.
Darlene Metter, M.D. of San Antonio is a Professor of Radiology and Family and Community Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. She is chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, president of the Texas Radiological Society, past president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Southwestern Chapter, and past president of the Academic Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Additionally, she is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, a member of the Bexar County Medical Society, and a member of the Radiological Society of North America. She serves as an advisor to the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association. Metter received a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Hawaii and a Doctor of Medicine from John A. Burns School of Medicine.
Darshan Sachde of Austin is a Senior Process Chemical Engineer for Trimeric Corporation. He previously worked for Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Austin Energy prior to his current role. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Sachde received a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in chemical engineering and Master’s degrees in Public Affairs and Environmental Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.