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Award applications online for 2018

 

Applications for the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce 2018 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch are available on the Chamber’s website.

The application deadline is March 30.

The Chamber and Augusta Magazine co-sponsor the award, which honors 10 rising business professionals between ages 25 and 35 who have clear visions of where they will be in 10 years. Winners are selected based on their professional goals, significant past achievements, previous awards and volunteer/community activities.

Each winner will receive:

• a biographical feature article in the June issue of Augusta Magazine;

• a submitted nomination for Georgia Trend magazine’s 2018 Top 40 under 40;

• recognition and an award presentation at the June Augusta Metro Chamber Member Economic Luncheon.

Applications are online only. Submissions and materials must be completed electronically, to include the completed application form; a résumé; letters of recommendation; and documents that support the information provided.

Applications are available on the Chamber’s website at AugustaMetroChamber.com. Direct all application questions to Sabrina Balthrop, director of events, at Sabrina.Balthrop@augustametrochamber.com, or by calling (706) 821-1300.

 

CNTA elects new officials

Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness recently announced the election of its new officers and board members for 2018-2019.

Mike Zustra was elected the new chairman of the board. He has more than 30 years of experience as a safety professional. He was vice-president of environmental safety and health for Shaw AREVA MOX Services.

Dr. Daren Timmons was elected vice-chairman of the board. He is the dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken.

Newly elected board members are:

• Shannon S. Cavero, who is employed by the Atkins Corp. as a technical writer and editor on the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project at Savannah River Site;

• Sue King, who retired in 2017 as vice president of operations at CB&I AREVA MOX Services;

• Sunny Lunka, who is employed by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions as a process engineer in the HB-Line facility;

• Nick Miller, who is employed by Stoller Newport News Nuclear as the HB-Line deputy facility manager, and is responsible for the safe operation of the facility while meeting DOE missions and directives;

• Dr. John P. Veldman, who retired in 2011 as associate laboratory director for national and homeland security at the Savannah River National Laboratory.

For more information, call CNTA at (803) 649-3456 or email cnta@bellsouth.net.

Financial crime talk set for Feb. 20

Pete Stuart, with State Bank &Trust Co., will speak at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Women in Business Luncheon about consumer safety, account hacking, ATM safety and financial exploitation of the elderly.

Presented by the James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta University, it will be held at the Legends Club at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20.

 

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