Ray Weber Resume
B.S. Physics, The Ohio State University
Nuclear Weapons School, Sandia Base U.S. Navy
Chemical, Biological, Radiological Weapons School, U.S. Navy
Graduate Engineering Courses, Stevens Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Certified
OSHA First Responder Course, Dept. of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven
DOE Transportation Emergency Public Information Officer Course,
Brookhaven National Laboratory
DOE Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) Certified
FEMA 5-day Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction Course,
US Military Academy at West Point
FEMA EMI Course, IS-00200.a Incident Command System (ICS) for
Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS-200
Summary of Experience
Mr. Weber is a Senior Manager with extensive experience in all
areas of Emergency Management/Preparedness. His experience includes:
exercise design and coordination, plan/procedure development,
training materials development, training, facility design, audits,
EAL development, and government interface. (FEMA, NRC, DOE, DOD,
state, and local) Mr. Weber has most recently assisted The U.S.
Department of Energy with Emergency Preparedness assessment, review,
development, and oversight for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
(WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM.
1987 - Present
President and Lead Consultant, Forest Ventures Inc.
Mr. Weber has provided the following services:
Senior Emergency Preparedness Specialist – Department of
- Assisted DOE with Emergency Preparedness assessment, review,
development, and oversight for their Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
(WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM. Developed the Carlsbad Field Office’s
(CBFO) Emergency Management Plan and Procedures. Assisted in the
review and major rewrite of the WIPP contractor’s (Washington
Tru Solutions) Emergency Management Plan. Rewrote and negotiated
the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Eddy County, New Mexico.
Provided oversight and assistance with scenario development for
and conduct of WIPP’s 2009 Evaluated Exercise. Performed
the Effectiveness Review of the DOE HQ Assessment Corrective Action
Plan. Developed the WIPP 2009 Emergency Readiness Assurance Plan
(ERAP) Final Report.
Senior Emergency Preparedness Specialist – Unistar, Bell
Bend and Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Stations
- Assisted Bell Bend and Calvert Cliffs 3 with Combined License
(COL) applications for construction/operation of new nuclear units.
Developed FEMA NuReg 0654 Cross References (Cross Walks) for State
and County Emergency Plans and developed responses to FEMA and
NRC Requests for Additional Information. (RAIs) Developed the
radiological ingestion pathway Emergency Support Procedure (ESP)
for the Washington, DC Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Project Manager - New York University
- Managed the effort to develop a comprehensive contingency and emergency preparedness
program for New York University (NYU). Developed the NYU Emergency Response
Plan and key Emergency Response Personnel Procedures. Coordinated the development
of 15 NYU Functional Division emergency plans and procedures. Coordinated
and conducted training, drills, and tabletop exercises.
Project Manager - United States Department of Defense, U.S. Military
- Managed the project to develop a radiological and comprehensive emergency
response program for the US Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. The effort
included development of the USMA Emergency Plan/Procedures, training, drills,
tabletop exercises, and Reception Center design and development.
Lead Emergency Planner - Westchester County, NY and Entergy Nuclear
- Co-led the effort to revise and rewrite Westchester's radiological Emergency
Plan and Procedures in preparation for a FEMA Graded Exercise with the Indian
Point Nuclear Plant
Drill and Exercise Coordinator - Entergy Nuclear, Duke Energy & Services,
and Yankee Atomic Energy Company
- Coordinated Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station’s Drill and Exercise Program
including the 1996 - 2002 Evaluated Exercises, Dry Runs, quarterly drills and
Medical Drills. Coordinated Yankee Rowe’s 1996 - 1999 Exercises and annual
medical drills. Wrote Scenarios and served as Lead Controller for these Exercises.
Developed and coordinated Pilgrim Station's Emergency Response Organization
(ERO) Team duty and drill schedule. Coordinated EOF Drills for Vermont Yankee’s
1997 Evaluated Exercise.
- Lead the project to establish a new reception center for Pilgrim at Braintree
High School. Developed a completely new facility starting with site evaluation/design,
culminating in a successful FEMA graded Exercise in approximately 6 months.
Designed facilities; wrote Plan/Procedures; trained 200 emergency workers;
wrote drill/exercise scenarios; conducted drills/exercise; and interfaced with
State/Federal (FEMA, NRC, MEMA) agencies.
Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) Coordinator,
U.S. Dept. of Energy-
- Senior Manager responsible for development and coordination of the TEPP for
Nuclear Material shipment for DOE Region I, which encompasses 11 states and
the District of Columbia. Responsible for Region I TEPP Plan/Procedures; Liaison
with DOE headquarters, states, local/tribal and federal agencies; Training
Program; Drills/Exercises; and Public Information. Coordinated a major TEPP
exercise involving DOE, States of New York and New Jersey, and Bergen/Passaic
Counties, NJ. Assisted with coordination of State of Maryland, and Montgomery
County, MD TEPP Exercise. Also coordinated Media Plan and coverage for both
events. Gave presentations at national emergency response meetings and forums
on TEPP Mission, activities, exercises, and Planning Products.
Project Engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). U.S.
Department of Energy
- Developed BNL's Comprehensive (all-hazards) Emergency Plan and Procedures
to comply with DOE Orders and CFR requirements. Developed scenario for and
conducted a Security Exercise involving a Terrorist/Chemical Release. Rewrote
Emergency Action Levels to comply with Chemical/Radiological Hazard Assessment,
AIHA ERPGs, and EPA PAGs. Developed Emergency Response training program including:
task descriptions, training program requirements, procedures, and training
materials. Scheduled/ conducted training.
Lead Planner, MEMA/Boston Edison Co., Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
- Lead the project to establish a new reception center for Pilgrim Station
at the South Weymouth Naval Air Station. Developed a new facility starting
from site evaluation/design through the FEMA graded Exercise in approximately
8 months. Designed facilities; wrote Plan/Procedures; trained emergency workers;
conducted drills/exercise; and interfaced with State and Federal (U.S. Navy,
FEMA, NRC) agencies. Assisted with FEMA Exercise including training of local/state
Radiological/Physics Engineer, Long Island Power Authority, (LIPA),
Shoreham Nuclear Power Station
-Assisted with the Shoreham decommissioning. Provided technical review of project
documents pertaining to radiological, licensing, and emergency planning issues.
Emergency Planner, Boston Edison Company, Pilgrim Nuclear Power
-Served as Liaison between BECo Emergency Preparedness Dept. and MEMA. Developed/managed
the Wellesley Reception Center from design/construction through a successful
FEMA Graded Exercise. Duties included: facility design, plans and procedures,
training, drills, and government interface.
Drill and Exercise Coordinator, Long Island Lighting Company.
Shoreham Nuclear Power Station
-Managed a group of six LILCO and contractor personnel in support of LILCO’s
emergency preparedness program for Shoreham Nuclear Power Station and Electric
Production. This effort included coordinating over 30 integrated drills, two
three-day plume/ingestion pathway drills, a three-day FEMA graded plume/ingestion
pathway exercise as well as electric restoration and oil spill drills. The
group was responsible for scenario development, controller assignments, onsite
(Shoreham) coordination, drill control, and FEMA interfaces.
Manager of Offsite Planning, Public Service of New Hampshire
(PSNH) Seabrook Nuclear Power Station.
-Provided technical management for a group of 20 emergency
preparedness personnel in support of offsite planning activities
for Massachusetts. This effort involved development of the utility
sponsored emergency plan (Massachusetts portion of the 10-mile
EPZ), training, facility design, and interface with local government
Drill and Exercise Coordinator (PSNH). Seabrook Nuclear Power
-Responsible for developing/coordinating offsite drills and exercises for Massachusetts
offsite planning. Coordinated initial Offsite Response Organization training
and drills in preparation for a FEMA graded exercise.
-Manager, Community Interface (PSNH). Managed six planners responsible for
interface with Massachusetts EPZ towns regarding plans, training, facilities
Supervising Engineer and Project Manager, IMPELL Corp.
-Mr. Weber served as Project Manager/Engineer on over 30 projects
involving emergency preparedness for Nuclear Power Stations
and state/local governments. These projects included:
of Consolidated Edison’s Corporate Emergency
-Revision of Nine Mile Point site Emergency Plan and Unit 1
Emergency Action Levels.
-Training of Oswego and Orange County New York Emergency Response
-Revision to Consolidated Edison’s Indian Point Site Emergency
-Coordination of Indian Point graded Exercise including interface
with FEMA/NRC, scenario, and drill control.
-Design of Indian Point Emergency Operations Facility, Corporate
Response Facility, and Recovery Center.
-Development of Lucas County, Ohio, Emergency Plan/Procedures.
-Audits of Toledo Edison and Nine Mile Point Emergency Response
-Lead Controller/Controller at various Emergency Response Exercises/Drills
including Pilgrim, Indian Point, Nine Mile Point, Orange County,
Rockland County, Shoreham Onsite/Offsite, Seabrook, and Calvert
-Development of scenarios/controller packages for Indian Point
-Training of Indian Point Site Emergency Response Personnel.
-Revision of Orange County, N.Y. Emergency Plan/Procedures.
-Revision of New Hampshire State and Local Plans for Seabrook
1978 - 1980
Cognizant Engineer, Burns and Roe. Clinch River Breeder Reactor
- Mr. Weber developed/reviewed design and Quality Assurance
documents, procedures, and equipment specifications for Clinch
River. He also performed design reviews and systems analyses for
Senior Nuclear Engineering Administrator, American Society of
Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Weber was involved with the development,
interpretation, and administration of nuclear codes and standards.
He was Secretary to the Subcommittees on Nuclear Power (Section
III of the Boiler Code) and Nuclear Certification, Joint ACI/ASME
Committee on Concrete Components, Committees on Nuclear Air/Gas
Treatment, Cranes, and Operation/ Maintenance.
Construction Engineer, Erie Lackawanna Railroad. Served as
Project Engineer on railroad construction projects.
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
U.S. Navy, Nuclear Weapons Program, 1966-1970
Final Top Secret Security Clearance
Mr. Weber is competent in the common Microsoft programs (word,
excel, project, PowerPoint, etc.)
Mr. Weber’s profile is listed in Who’s Who. Personal
references can be provided upon request