Mr. Steven Frey

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Professional History


502 Troy Road, Cogan Station, PA 17728
Phone: (570) 560-1058 (business number)
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* Thirty‑six years of radioanalysis, dosimetric measurements, licensing, and training experience.
* Twenty‑four years of successful radiation safety program design and management.
* Seven productive years of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Program administration.
* Well-developed communication and problem-solving capabilities.
* Strong computer science & applications expertise.
* Certification in Comprehensive Practice by the American Board of Health Physics.
* Health Physics Society 2020 Strategic Plan Ad Hoc Committee member.
* Past President of the Accelerator Section of the Health Physics Society.
* Past Chairperson (twice) of the American Academy of Health Physics Title Protection/Professional Recognition Committee.
* Former member of the Health Physics Society Professional Development School Committee.
* Past Treasurer for the Accelerator Section of the Health Physics Society.
* NCRP Technical Staff Consultant for NCRP Report No. 175 175 on societal nuclear incident recovery planning.
* Past Secretary of the Northern California Chapter Health Physics Society (NCCHPS).
* Former member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Health Physics Society.
* Former member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Academy of Health Physics.
* California Radioactive Materials Management Forum Board of Directors, 1991 - 1994.


M.S., Health Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
B.S., Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


Certification in the Comprehensive Practice of Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics.



09/01/2008 – Present: Radiation Safety Officer/Consultant
MP Biomedicals, LLC
25925 Fountain Parkway
Solon, OH 44139
Telephone: (440) 337-1200
Supervisor: William A. Richardson, Director of Technical Operations

 Manage all aspects of the radiation safety program for the facility radiochemical and radioimmunological assay kit manufacturing operations. Handle all licensing and regulatory matters regarding same. Consultant to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Successful development of two radiation protection action plans for natural gas industry well‑drilling-wastewater processing companies in Pennsylvania.


01/02/2007 – 08/31/2008: ES&H Assistant Director
Stanford (University) Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Room 211, Building 24, MS84
2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: (650) 926-3839
Supervisor: Craig Ferguson, Environmental Safety & Health Associate Director

Assisted in all aspects of management of the 70‑employee ES&H Division of the 1,300‑person high-energy particle physics facility. Support ES&H program planning for future. Participation in implementation of new regulatory programs such as 10CFR851. Developed budgets, manage audits, and handled personnel reviews and employee‑relation issues. Interact with all regulatory agencies. Developed reports to the Department of Energy (DOE) and Stanford University on performance of the SLAC ES&H program. Participated in ES&H program intercomparisons with other DOE laboratories and universities. SLAC Integrated Safety and Environmental Management System Coordinator. ES&H Self-Assessment Program Coordinator. Price Anderson Amendments Act Coordinator. Contract Performance Measure Coordinator. Technical Standards Manager. Work Smart Standards Coordinator. Infrastructure Review Committee member. Safety Oversight Committee member. Professional forum speaker.

02/28/2005 – 01/02/2007: Radiological Sciences Consultant
1420 Pine Crest Drive
South Williamsport, PA 17702-7024

Provision of radiological physics, Radiation Protection Program (RPP) regulatory compliance, program management, 10CFR835.102 RPP audit, and other advisory services. Clients included the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and MP Biomedicals, LLC. Licensed the new MP Biomedicals’ Radiochemicals Division in Solon, Ohio. Decontaminated and decommissioned the MP Biomedicals Radiochemicals Division in Irvine, CA. Led SLAC 10CFR835.102 RPP internal audit in September of 2005.

06/15/1998 – 02/27/2005: Radiological Control Manager (RCM)
Stanford (University) Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC); now known as SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Room 211, Building 24, MS84
2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: (650) 926-3839
Supervisor: Sayed Rokni, Ph.D., Environmental Safety & Health Associate Director

Developed and administered the facility DOE‑approved Radiological Protection Program for this 1,300­­-person high-energy particle physics facility. Managed the 24‑employee, original Operational Health Physics Department and management of its annual $2.1 million budget. Served as the facility RCM, who advises the Site Director on the effectiveness of administrative radiation safety controls and investigations. Secretary of the As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) Committee. Conceived and introduced the Occupational Dose Tracking System (ODTS), which enabled SLAC to administer its dose tracking, trend analysis, and reporting capabilities both for individuals and the collective work force on a real-time basis. Assessed radon presence onsite and developed radiation controls for same. Member of the Radiation Safety Committee. Communicated and coordinated with DOE on all regulatory matters. Site spokesperson on radiological matters. Responsibility for development and administration of quality controls over all radiation-related safety training modules and most other Environmental Safety & Health training courses. Led 10CFR835.102 36‑month RPP internal audits for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Served as Price Anderson Amendments Act Alternate Coordinator. Gave presentation on “Below Regulatory Concern” issues to National Academy of Sciences subcommittee. Speaker on radiation safety in professional, public, and government forums.


06/12/1995 - 06/12/1998: Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Director & Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)
Andotek Life Sciences Company, Inc.
14272 Franklin Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780
Telephone: (714) 573-2737
Supervisor: Fred Andrea, President

Defined, budgeted, equipped, and managed the comprehensive EH&S Program for this new manufacturer of radioactively-labeled organic compounds for biomedical research. Secured Radioactive Material License in less than three months. Served as Radiation Safety Officer (RSO). Administrator of all federal, state, county, and local regulatory compliance matters. Program found free of regulatory violations by all inspection agencies throughout my tenure with the company. Designed and administered all training for the Company.

11/04/1990 - 12/31/1994: Regulatory and Safety Director / RSO
ICN Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated
3300 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Telephone: (714) 545-0100
Supervisor: Bill MacDonald, Senior Vice President

Management of all licensing, permitting, reporting, and other regulatory compliance functions for the largest loose radioactive material licensee in California (including 29,000 curies of tritium). Primary liaison with all governmental/regulatory agencies (NRC, DOE, EPA, OSHA, DOT, FDA, DEA, and California Department of Health Services). All programs found in complete compliance during all regulatory inspections. Supervised eight health physicists and health physics technicians. Developed an integrative, proactive Environmental Health and Safety Program for the Radiochemicals Division, which combined the disciplines of radiation safety, occupational safety, and industrial hygiene. Renewed several radioactive material licenses and secured a new license for the Viratek, Inc., the research & development branch of ICN. Renewed two exempt-quantity radioactive device distribution licenses for the Diagnostics Division. Development and administration of $1 million annual department budget. Introduced a radioactive waste decay-in-storage program; estimated annual disposal cost savings of $250,000. Solved several long‑standing radioactive waste problems, including disposal of several hundred undocumented and leaking sealed sources. Decommissioned radiological production facilities at Horsham, PA, and McLean, VA. Provided planning services, program overview, quality control evaluations, and technical counsel to the Radiochemicals Division, Dosimetry Service Department, Pharmaceuticals Department and Customer Service Department on technical and regulatory compliance issues. Oversaw startup of a biohazardous material research laboratory in accordance to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Directed biohazardous waste management program. Planned startup of an AALAC-grade animal research facility. Radiation Safety Officer for three ICN divisions: Radiochemicals, Diagnostics (a prominent manufacturer of radioimmunoassay kits), and Dosimetry Services. In‑house technical advisor to ICN Dosimetry Services Division. Produced and administered all safety-related training for the corporation. All programs under my management were found to be in full compliance with all regulations throughout my tenure. Corporate Safety Committee Chairperson. Testified on behalf of ICN at numerous California State Assembly hearings. Member of CALRAD Forum Board of Directors.

04/01/1990 - 06/22/1990: Medical Health Physicist (consultant)
Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Street, Danville, PA 17822-2007
Telephone: (717) 721-6211
Supervisor: D. John Wright, Ph.D., Director of Medical Physics

Planned teletherapy and brachytherapy treatments using a Picker Corporation computed tomography and an AECL Theraplan TP-11 computer systems. Conducted teletherapy (Siemens 6 MeV and 15 MeV linear accelerators) and diagnostic radiation system calibrations and performance quality control (QC) tests. Carried out QC checks of nuclear medicine radioisotope doses using dose calibrators. Prepared medical radioactive waste for disposal. Radiation Safety Committee participant. 

08/04/1987 - 02/01/1990: Health & Safety Manager / RSO
Quadrex Recycle Center
109 Flint Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Telephone: (615) 482-5532 (Note: company no longer in business)
Supervisor: Joseph P. Mohrbacher, Director of Regulatory Compliance

Administration and technical oversight of the facility radiation safety, internal and external dosimetry, radioanalysis, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, hazardous material management, and environmental protection programs. Served as the site Radiation Safety Officer. Development and management of training, emergency preparedness, instrumentation, hazardous material management, and quality control programs. Supervision of the two-shift, 20‑member Health And Safety staff. Co‑produced the site radioactive material license. Creation of an innovative, fully‑licensed compactible dry radioactive waste unrestricted release program (only one of its kind in the nation). Supervisor of the radioanalysis laboratory. Modeling of various source terms and characterization of radioactive wastestreams using MICROSHIELD and other analytical tools. Created and taught radiation safety classes for the staff. 

06/01/1986 - 06/30/1987:  Nuclear Consultant / Emergency Planner
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)6201 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95817-1899
Telephone: (916) 452-3211
Supervisor: Roy LeNeave, Manager of Emergency Planning

Wrote and conducted the 1987 Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station Annual Medical Drill. Managed Emergency Planning (EP) Zone radiological assessment capabilities and resources as the Unified Dose Assessment Center (UDAC) Coordinator. Created the MEDARS microcomputer system to retrieve real‑time meteorological data for offsite dose projections. Developed radiological data for training drills. Assisted in computerization of the Emergency Planning Department.

03/14/1985 - 05/24/1986: Systems Analyist (self-employed)
1420 Pine Crest Drive, South Williamsport, PA 17702‑7024
Telephone: (570) 322-5480

Returned to hometown to support the business owned by my parents by developing a microcomputerized inventory management system. 


04/01/1984 - 03/01/1985: Health Physicist
Schneider Engineering Company
North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17112
Telephone: Unavailable; company no longer in business
Supervisor: Craig Conklin, Technical Supervisor

Conceived and co-wrote RADKALC, a radiological shielding/analysis microcomputer program now being used by several nuclear utilities. Conceived and produced the RADWASTE MANAGEMENT module of RADKALC in accordance with 10CFR61.55 and 49CFR173.423 and 433. Wrote ECSCENARIO, an emergency drill scenario-development microcomputer program. Development and administration of several health physics and emergency planning training courses. 


01/11/1982 - 03/31/1984: Radiological Engineer
General Public Utilities Nuclear Corporation
Three Mile Island (TMI) Nuclear Generating Station
Middletown, PA 17057
Telephone: (717) 948-8000
Supervisor: Henry Peterson, Supervisor of Radioanalysis

Radiological analyst for the TMI Nuclear Generating Station. Development of technical solutions to ALARA planning and radioactive waste management problems at the facility. Performance of a wide variety of comprehensive source term modeling, shielding, and radioactive waste management radioanalyses using a variety of computer tools, including ISOSHLD-II and ORIGEN. Radiologically characterized the TMI-2 Reactor and Auxiliary Buildings for the post-accident recovery program. Presented paper on this project to the 1983 Annual Health Physics Society Meeting. Member of offsite emergency preparedness team. Development of offsite radiological dose projections. Annual 10CFR61 characterization of radioactive wastestreams. Computer software instructor. Developed several mainframe computer programs to build and analyze several TMI data bases. High school speaker on radiological sciences.


American Academy of Health Physics
National Health Physics Society
Northern California Chapter Health Physics Society