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Awards & Recognition

Contractor assurance and certifications

Human resources distinctions

Procurement and small business contracting achievements

  • Green Electronics Council Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Sustainable
    Purchaser Award; EPEAT four-star winner, one of only five repeat three-star winners
  • 98.5% of all ORISE subcontracts were awarded to small business
  • TVA Green Power Switch Award for outstanding commitment to sustainability

Laboratory excellence

ORISE logoORISE Beryllium Testing Laboratory

  • CAP certified
  • CLIA certified

ORISE Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory

  • CLIA certified
  • Participant/Core Laboratory in the project “Testing the Capacity of the National Biological Dose Response Plan,” Health Canada
  • Participant in the research project “Automation of Dicentric Assay for Commercial Robotic Platforms,” National Institutes of Health/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Awardee, DOE Technology Integration funded project for development of high throughput cytogenetic tools for radiation dose assessment

ORISE Radiological and Environmental Analytical Laboratory

  • ISO 17025:2005 accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories
  • DOE Consolidated Audit Program-approved
  • Accredited by U.S. Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
  • Member of DOE’s National Analytical Management Program
  • Member of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Response Laboratory Network
  • Member of EPA’s Water Laboratory Alliance Program
  • Participant in DOE’s Mixed Analyte Performance Evaluation Program
  • Participant in National Institute of Standards and Technology Radiochemistry Intercomparison Program
  • Participant in U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Intercomparison Testing Program
  • Rachel Lokitz

    Leadership Awards

    Rachel Lokitz
    Associate General Counsel

    2018 40 Under 40 Award

    The Greater Knoxville Business Journal award to professionals under 40 years of age who are improving Tennessee through community involvement and specific business accomplishments demonstrating leadership in their field.

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  • Andy Page

    Leadership Awards

    Andy Page
    ORAU President and CEO

    2017 TVC Corridor Champion Award

    Tennessee Valley Corridor’s (TVC) top award in recognition of leadership to enhance TVC’s national visibility, high-tech economic development and collaborative efforts within TVC’s five-state region.

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  • Jason Davis

    Leadership Awards

    Jason Davis, Ph.D., CHP
    REAC/TS Health Physicist

    2017 HPS Elda E. Anderson Award

    A Health Physics Society (HPS) award that honors a young HPS member for excellence in research or development; discovery or invention; or significant contributions to the health physics profession.

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  • LaFrancis Gibson

    Leadership Awards

    LaFrancis Gibson, CHES
    Section Manager, Health, Energy and Environment

    2017 40 Under 40 Award

    The Greater Knoxville Business Journal award to professionals under 40 years of age who are improving Tennessee through community involvement and specific business accomplishments demonstrating leadership in their field.

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  • Heidi Timmerman

    Leadership Awards

    Heidi Timmerman, CPCM
    Director, ORAU Procurement and Contracts Administration

    2017 NCMA Fellow Award

    A National Contract Management Association (NCMA) award for contributions in the field of contracting and for service to the NCMA organization.

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Pam Bonee
DirectorCommunications
Work: 865.576.3146 
Cell: 865.603.5142 

Wendy West
ManagerCommunications
Work: 865.576.0028 
Cell: 865.207.7953