Professor Jean Bahr has been appointed to the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, an independent agency of the Federal government that provides independent scientific and technical oversight of the Department of Energy’s program for managing and disposing of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. Here is a link to the White House press release

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/21/president-obama-announces-more-key-administration-posts