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Membership - Texas Radiation Advisory Board


Board Membership Requirements

The statutes state the membership requirements for the Texas Radiation Advisory Board's 18 members, based on categories each member is to represent. Members serve 6 year terms. The board is composed of:

  • One representative from industry who is trained in nuclear physics, science or nuclear engineering
  • One representative from labor
  • One representative from agriculture
  • One representative from the insurance industry
  • One individual who is engaged in the use and application of nuclear physics in medicine
  • One hospital administrator
  • One individual licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners who specializes in nuclear medicine
  • One individual licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners who specializes in pathology
  • One individual licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners who specializes in radiology
  • One representative from the nuclear utility industry
  • One representative from the radioactive waste processing industry
  • One representative from the petroleum well-servicing industry
  • One health physicist
  • One individual licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners
  • One representative from the uranium mining industry
  • Three representatives of the public

For more detailed information on board membership requirements, required training, standards of conduct, duties, and powers, please see Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 401.


Current Board Members

Texas Radiation Advisory Board - TRAB Members
Board Member Name Background Term Expiration Address and Telephone

William C. (Bill) Campbell

BillCampbell

Representing the Insurance Industry, is now serving his second term on the Texas Radiation Advisory Board. 

After graduating from SMU in their first class of Computer Science majors, Bill worked for over 25 years in life insurance as an IT liaison and still maintains a General Agent license. Bill has served frequently as a civic volunteer including 2 community-built playground steering committees and a symphony board of directors. He served for over 16 years on various appointed positions in Mesquite, TX. These included Parks & Recreation Board, Tree Board, Library Board, and founding member of the Mesquite Quality of Life Corporation-their 4B tax economic development board. Currently, he runs a medical billing company but plans on retiring soon. He’s dad to 2 grown sons and “Pappy” to Winnie, Meredith, and Gene. He’s been married to Virginia since 1975.
April 2019 Southwestern Associates
1307 8th Ave.
Ste. 30
Fort Worth, TX
76104
(817) 920-0111

Karen Cuneo Newton

KarenNewton

Representing the Public.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board by Governor Greg Abbott in June 2016. 

Karen has dedicated the past 28 years serving in leadership positions in San Antonio as a community volunteer with many organizations including the Junior League of San Antonio, Catholic Charities and the San Antonio Symphony League. Currently, she serves as Vice President of Finance with the Texas Federation of Republican Women. Newton received a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York and a Master of Science in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 
April 2017

7903 Thornhill St
San Antonio, TX
78209
(870) 863-5540

Robert J. Emery, Dr P.H.

RobertEmery

Representing Hospital Administrators, is a Certified Health Physicist, Radiation Safety Officer at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Dr. Robert Emery is Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Professor of Occupational Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He has over 30 years of experience in health & safety and holds two master’s degrees and a doctorate in occupational health. 

Bob is unique in that he is the only person to possess national board certification in all seven of the main areas of health & safety;

•       health physics [Certified Health Physicist, CHP],

•       industrial hygiene [Certified Industrial Hygienist, CIH],

•       biological safety [Certified Biological Safety Professional, CBSP],

•       occupational safety [Certified Safety Professional, CSP],

•       hazardous materials management [Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, CHMM],

•       security [Certified Protection Professional, CPP],

•       and risk management [Associate in Risk Management, ARM]. 

Bob is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and reports on practical health and safety topics and makes frequent presentations to organizations at the local, national, and international level.

April 2017 University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

1851 Crosspoint Dr
OCB 1.330
Houston, TX
77054
(713) 500-8100

John Hageman, MS, CHP

JohnHageman

Representing Health Physicists. Reappointed in 2011.

Mr. Hageman is a Certified Health Physicist. He is Co-Chair of the Texas Nuclear Sector Working Group, which is tasked to develop a state-wide program for Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection to assure Texas can avoid an attack with a Dirty-Radioactive Bomb or an Improvised Nuclear Device. He is also Vice Chair of the Texas Private Sector Advisory Council and the Nuclear Reactor, Materials and Waste sector representative.

Mr. Hageman has served as the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) since 1996, As the SwRI RSO, he is responsible for the safe use of a large variety of radionuclides under a Texas broad scope Radioactive Material License issued for research and development. He is also responsible for the safe operation of a large variety of radiation producing machines used for laboratory analysis and for the SwRI High-Level Radiation Effects Facility.

Mr. Hageman has served as a consultant for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the design and for the operation of a portable hot cell used for the safe and secure dispositioning of irradiators and radioactive sealed sources. He has managed projects for radioactive source recovery, exchange, disposal, and security projects for the IAEA, Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, and for several commercial clients.

Mr. Hageman, with the SwRI Geosciences and Engineering Div. managed several projects related to the NRC high-level radioactive waste (HLW) disposal. Prior to this he was the Health Physicist in SwRI’s Nuclear Nondestructive Testing and Services Div.

Before joining SwRI, he worked for Westinghouse Electric as a Nuclear Plant Trainer, where he supervised nuclear plant operations and the training of Naval officers in the Idaho Naval Reactors Facilities

Mr. Hageman is a Fellow in the Health Physics Society (HPS). He served as an HPS Board Member (03- 06), Treasurer, (09-12), Associate Journal Editor (03-present), and delegate to the International Radiation Protection Association Conferences (04 and 12). John is an Honorary Life Time Member of the South Texas Chapter of the HPS and has served as the Chapter’s newsletter Editor-in-Chief, since 1986, and President (88-91). He is the current Treasurer of the Bexar County Local Emergency Planning Committee.
April 2017 Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX
78238
(210) 522-2633

Gerald T. (Tim) Powell

TimPowell

Representing the Radioactive Waste Industry.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board in June 2016 by Governor Greg Abbott.

Mr. Powell is the Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer for STP Nuclear Operating Company. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic oversight of the overall safe and reliable operation and maintenance of all aspects of the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station including management of the regulatory interface with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and management of radioactive waste. Mr. Powell represents STPEGS on the Nuclear Energy Institute, Nuclear Strategic Issues Advisory Committee (NSIAC) and the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Executive Advisory Group (EAG). He also serves on the Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering Advisory Council, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Radiation Protection and Chemistry Action Planning Committee, the EPRI Nuclear Power Council, and is the chair of the Advisory Council for the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI). He also had the opportunity to serve on the Bay City Independent School District Board of Trustees for 14 years.

In his more than 27 years with the company, Mr. Powell has advanced through positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President, Technical Support and Oversight, Vice President of Engineering, Site Engineering Director, Systems Engineering Manager, Performance Improvement Manager, Radiation Protection Manager and Shift Supervisor Operations. During his time in Operations Mr. Powell was licensed as a Senior Reactor Operator by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He was also certified in Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics in 1992.

Mr. Powell is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering and a Master of Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ Senior Nuclear Plant Manager course and the Senior Nuclear Executive Seminar.
April 2021

South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co.
P.O. Box 289 
Wadsworth, TX
77483
(361) 972-7566

Steve Harris

SteveHarris

Representing Labor.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board in 2011. He serves as a member of the Industrial, Nuclear Power, Uranium and Waste Committee. 

Steve joined Dallas Fire Rescue in January 1978. In his almost 40-year career with the fire department he was both a paramedic and fire fighter. He continues to serve the department as a fire fighter and lieutenant for Dallas Fire Rescue’s Hazardous Materials Team.

During his career he has responded to the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995, served as Hazmat Coordinator for Super Bowl XLV, was part of the security team for the George W. Bush Library Ceremony, in 2013, and spent a 2-week deployment in Louisiana for Hurricane Katrina, as a hazmat manager of the FEMA Texas Task Force Urban Search and Rescue team.

Mr. Harris is a member of: the International Fire Fighters Association, the North Texas Joint Terrorism Task Force, the Department of Homeland Security Center for Domestic Preparedness, and the Denton County Emergency Service District. Mr Harris has been appointed by the Governor to serve as a committee member for the STAR of Texas. He also serves as an instructor for: the Dallas Fire Rescue Training Academy, the Collin County College, the Department of Homeland Security Weapons of Mass Destruction, the Center for Radiological and Nuclear Training (CTOS) and the Department of Justice WMD/Explosives and Dissemination Devices.

April 2019 City of Dallas Fire Department
Hazmat/WMD Special Operations 
1500 Marilla
Rm 7AS
Dallas, TX
75201
(214) 670-8555

Mark C. Harvey, Ph.D.

MarkHarvey

Representing Medical Professionals in Nuclear Physics.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board by Governor Greg Abbott in June 2016. 

Dr. Harvey is as Assistant Professor at Texas Southern University. He is a member of the Health Physics Society, American Association of Physicists in Medicine and the National Society of Black Physicists. Dr. Mark Harvey received a B.S. in physics from Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA). He completed his graduate studies in physics at Hampton University (Hampton, VA) where he earned his M.S. in physics and Ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics. Dr. Harvey’s doctoral research experiment in medium energy nuclear physics was carried out at the National Institute for Nuclear and High Energy Physics in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After completing his doctoral work, Dr. Harvey went on to become a postdoctoral research assistant in the PHENIX collaboration at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton, NY) where he collaborated on research in the field of relativistic heavy ion collision physics. After completing his postdoctoral tenure at Brookhaven, Dr. Harvey accepted a visiting assistant professorship at the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY) where he taught introductory physics courses for one year, before returning to research as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX). Dr. Harvey has over 15 peer-reviewed publications and numerous presentations on his research at both national and international conferences. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have awarded him federally funded grants. Dr. Harvey’s current research focuses on radiation dose assessment in medical health physics using Monte Carlo computer simulation techniques and also radiation detection apparatuses. He actively mentors students on various research projects in radiation physics, which include computational modeling and measurement of stray radiation in radiotherapy. Dr. Harvey currently serves as the director and primary instructor of the health physics program at Texas Southern University. He is also a technical reviewer for the NRC.
April 2021 Texas Southern University
Department of
Physics
3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX
77004
(713) 313-1864

John Johnson, D.V.M.

JohnJohnson

Representing Agriculture, is a Veterinarian at the Great Northwest Animal Hospital; and was appointed in 2011 by Governor Perry. 

Dr. Johnson is a 1974 graduate of Texas A&M University and a 1975 graduate of The College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. After serving almost three years in the U. S. Army Veterinary Corps Dr. Johnson entered private practice, first in Boerne, TX and later in San Antonio, TX. He founded and opened the Great Northwest Animal Hospital in November of 1980 and has practiced veterinary medicine there full time since. Dr. Johnson is a member of numerous professional organizations to include the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (past District Director for Bexar County, past Chair of the Practice Management Committee, past Chair of the Companion Animal Committee, past Chair of the Veterinary Political Action Committee), the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, and the Bexar County Veterinary Medical Association (past President). Dr. Johnson has also been active in Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow) and numerous wildlife conservation organizations.

April 2017 Great Northwest Animal Hospital
8843 Grissom Rd
San Antonio,TX
78251
(210) 681-4278

Kenneth V. Krieger

KennethKrieger

Representing Industry.  Trained in nuclear physics, science, or engineering. Reappointed in June 2016 and Health Physicist and Radiation Safety Officer.   

Mr. Krieger is the Radiation Safety Officer and Health Physicist for Radiation Technology Inc. in Georgetown, Texas. Radiation Technology is a small radiation safety consulting company specializing in the industrial environment. They preform license audits, licensing assistance, on site services, leak testing services, source transportation, and general health physics consulting. He is also the lead instructor in the company’s several radiation safety training courses. He is an expert in industrial gauging devices, their manufacturing and their dismantlement. He is a consultant with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the consolidation of sealed sources for borehole disposal.

He has more than 30 years of experience in radiation safety and more than 26 years of industrial safety, having had over 100 specific industrial safety training courses. He has served in many positions in the health physics professional organizations. He was the secretary for the American Academy of Health Physics, chairman of the Public Education Committee, now the Public Information Committee, on the program committee, and has been on the Part II panel for the American Board of Health Physics. He is now a current member for the Board of Directors for the National Health Physics Society, and has served in several position for the local chapter of the Health physics society. He is also certified in Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics in 1999. He is also the Laser safety officer for the company.
 

Mr. Krieger has two Bachelor degrees and a Master’s Degree in Health Physics from Texas A&M University.

April 2021 Texas State Technical College
3801 Campus Dr 
Waco, TX
76705
(254) 864-2954

Mitchell Lucas, P.E.

MitchellLucas

Representing the Nuclear Utility Industry.  Appointed to the Board in 2004 by Governor Bush and twice reappointed by Governors Perry and Abbott.

Mitch Lucas is Chairman of the Board’s Industrial, Nuclear Power, Uranium and Waste Committee, and served as TRAB Secretary.

Mr. Lucas currently works as a Nuclear Consultant. He provides nuclear power consulting both domestically and internationally. Mr. Lucas has been contracted by multiple utilities to serve on Nuclear Safety Review Boards (NSRB), serving as NSRB Subcommittee Chairman at 10 different nuclear power plants in the U.S. and Canada. He also provides nuclear utility management consulting and nuclear leadership training. 

Mr. Lucas had a 32-year career with Luminant Power at the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. As Vice President of Nuclear Engineering and Support, he was responsible for all Site Engineering support including project management for projects such as the steam generator replacement, the reactor head replacement, power up-rates and the installation of digital controls. He led the organization that selected and developed four different sites for new nuclear plants, including technology selection and development and submission of the Comanche Peak Combined Construction and Operating License Application (COLA).

As Site Vice President, Mr. Lucas was responsible for the operation, maintenance and support of Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant to ensure safe, reliable and cost effective operations. During this period Comanche Peak reached its highest performance in generation, cost and safety.

As Luminant Vice President, Mr. Lucas was appointed to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) where he worked on the Fukushima Response Team.

Mr. Lucas is certified as a Senior Reactor Operator and is a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He is past-president of Hood County United Way.

April 2019

Mitch Lucas Group, LLC
1312 Amsterdam Ct
Granbury, TX
76048
(254) 258-2867

Frank (Neal) Leavell, DDS

FrankLeavell

Representing Dentistry.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board by Governor Greg Abbott in 2016. 

Dr. Neal Leavell owns and operates Lampasas Dental Center. He has been practicing general dentistry in Lampasas since 1982. He received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He completed a general practice residency at Audie Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio.

Neal is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been active in the Texas Dental Association, having served as component president, delegate, and other offices. Neal is currently president of the Lampasas Economic Development Corp. board of directors. He has previously served on many other local boards and committees. 
April 2021 Lampasas Dental Center
1205 Central Texas Expy
Lampasas, TX
76550
(512) 556-2090

Darlene Metter, M.D., FACR

DarleneMetter

Representing Nuclear Medicine. Appointed in 2013. 

Darlene Metter, MD, FACR is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Family and Community Medicine in the Department of Radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA). She is board certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Diagnostic Radiology as well as by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine. In acknowledgment of her contributions to the field of Diagnostic Radiology and to the American College of Radiology (ACR), she was awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 2007.

Dr Metter is Chair of the ABR Certifying and Maintenance of Certification Exam for Nuclear Radiology, a prior ABR oral board examiner, a board member for the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology, appointed as the diagnostic radiologist to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, and is the current Vice-President of the Texas Radiological Society (TRS, state chapter of the ACR). Dr Metter has served as the Chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Nuclear Medicine Residency Review Committee, Vice-Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committees, Co-Chair of the ACR Nuclear Medicine Practice Parameters and Technical Standards Committee, President of the Academic Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), past Chair of the SNMMI Nuclear Medicine Program Directors, Past-President of the Southwest Chapter of the SNMMI, and a former Nuclear Medicine Program Director for 11 years.

Dr Metter is a member of the 2013-2017 ACR Council Steering Committee as well as an ACR Councilor for the TRS. She was appointed by the Governor to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board (TRAB) to the State of Texas in 2006 with re-appointment in 2013, and has served as the Chair of its Medical Subcommittee since 2011. She also chairs the UTHSCSA’s Radioactive Drug and Research Committee, is an elected member of the University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education, a charter fellow for UTHSCSA Academy of Master Teachers, and is a multi-invited lecturer at the local and national levels, including numerous visiting professorships. She received the UTHSCSA 2010 Presidential Teaching Excellence Award and title of Distinguished Teaching Professor.

April 2019 Univ. of TX
Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dept of Radiology
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX
78229
(210) 567-6488

Simon Trubek, M.D.

SimonTrubek

Representing Radiology.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board in June 2016 by Governor Greg Abbott. 

Dr. Trubek is a partner at Austin Radiological Association where he is a Diagnostic Radiologist, Nuclear Radiologist, and Radiation Safety officer. Simon attended the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor Medical College in Houston. He did a surgical internship, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, and Nuclear Medicine Residency at Baylor College of Medicine.
April 2021 Austin Radiological Association
12554 Riata Vista Cir
Austin, TX
78727
(512) 795-5100

Judith (Judy) Raab


Representing the Petroleum Industry.  Appointed to the Board in 2013 by Governor Perry.

Ms. Raab has over 27 years of experience in the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry. She has worked in a variety of positions within the oil and gas business, with a focus on environmental compliance for approximately 11 years. Ms. Raab is a Certified Paralegal through the National Association of Legal Assistants-Paralegals and is currently employed by Trinity River Energy, LLC, an independent oil and gas operator in Fort Worth, Texas.

Ms. Raab previously served as Director, Legislative-Regulatory Affairs and Director of Environmental Regulation for Quicksilver Resources Inc., also based in Fort Worth. Ms. Raab is a company representative to the Texas Oil and Gas Association, and previously held memberships with the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, and Texas Pipeline Association. She is a board member of the Tarrant Ag Scholarship Corp. and has served as a legal clinic volunteer for Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas.

Ms. Raab received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Wesleyan University, and is a trained Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) Radiation Safety Officer.
April 2019 Quicksilver Resources, Inc.
801 Cherry St. 
Suite 3700
Fort Worth, TX
76102
(713) 241-4343
Kevin L. Raabe, REM

Representing the Uranium Mining Industry.  Appointed to the Board in 2000 by Governor Bush and twice reappointed by Governor Perry.

Kevin Raabe is Vice Chairman of the Board’s Industrial, Nuclear Power, Uranium and Waste Committee, and served previously as Chairman of the Committee.

Mr. Raabe currently works as Rio Grande Resources Corporation’s South Texas Operations Manager and Radiation Safety Officer for General Atomics Uranium Resources Corporation (GAUR). Mr. Raabe also serves on the Board of Directors for Rio Grande Resources Corporation (RGR) and Sequoyah Fuels Corporation (SFC).

Mr. Raabe continues in a 35-year career in the Uranium Mining Industry with General Atomics. He worked 18 years previously for Chevron Resources Corporation as a Reclamation Specialist, Environmental/Safety Manager, and Radiation Safety Officer. 

Mr. Raabe work experience includes licensing, permitting, mining, milling, safety, reclamation and decommissioning activities associated with the Panna Maria Uranium Mines and Mill, Jack Pump Uranium Mines, Rhode Ranch Uranium Mine and the Palangana In Situ Uranium Operations. He continues in an advisory role to GAUR’s Cotter Corporation in Colorado and Wyoming, RGR’s Mt. Taylor Mine in New Mexico, GAUR’s Beverly Uranium Production Operations in South Australia and SFC’s decommissioning of the Gore Oklahoma Uranium Conversion Plant.

Mr. Raabe is a 1980 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering with graduate studies in Land Reclamation and is a Registered Environmental Manager (REM 7610) with the National Registry of Environmental Professionals. Mr. Raabe has co-authored several papers on reclamation and decommissioning of uranium mines and mills. He has served on DOE’s Local Task Force for the Falls City Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, TAES Surface Mine Reclamation Workshop Planning Committees, the Ad-Hoc Committee on Radioactive Waste Disposal and as a guest lecturer for the Basic Radiological Health Course at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Mr. Raabe currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Three Oaks Water Supply Corporation and on the Poth Independent School District Planning Committee. 
April 2017 General Atomics/Rio Grande Resources
Falls City, TX

Darshan J. Sachde

DarshanSachde

Representing the Public.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board in 2014. 

Drr. Sachde is a Chemical Engineering consultant for Trimeric Corporation in Buda, Texas. He has lived in Austin, Texas since 2001, with degrees in Engineering and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Austin, culminating with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. During his time at UT, Dr. Sachde worked on research projects that involved the technical and policy aspects of uranium extraction from seawater and carbon capture from power plants. He has also held positions with Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Austin Energy before his current role with Trimeric Corporation.

April 2019 University of Texas at Austin
(832) 661-6922

Mark Silberman, M.D.

MarkSilberman

Representing Pathology.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board in 2011. 

Dr. Silberman is Laboratory Director of Clinical Pathology Laboratories and a member of Clinical Pathology Associates, both based in Austin, Texas. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with additional subspecialty certification in Hematology. Dr. Silberman completed his medical school, pathology residency, fellowship in Surgical Pathology and fellowship in Hematopathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. After training, he joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins as Instructor in the divisions of Hematopathology, Renal Pathology and Informatics. He joined the laboratory and pathology practice in Austin in 1999 to establish a department of Hematopathology. Dr. Silberman is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the American Medical Association and other professional organizations. 
April 2017 Clinical Pathology Associates
9200 Wall St
Austin, TX 78754
(512) 339-1275

Melissa (Missy) Shorey

MelissaShorey

Representing the Public.  Appointed to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board by Governor Greg Abbott in 2016. 

Ms. Shorey is the CEO & President of Shorey Public Relations, LLC, based in Dallas, TX. Specializing in energy, real estate, technology and government, this boutique agency is a results-focused, ultra-responsive communications agency dedicated to unsurpassed service, deep intellect, high energy and remarkable creativity. At Shorey Public Relations we MAKE ADVANTAGE by infusing your message with fresh insight and delivering stories with intensity that gets results. 

Prior to leading Shorey Public Relations, Missy was a Senior Vice President at Hill & Knowlton Public Relations/Public Affairs where she led the Marketing Communications Practice catering to Fortune 500 companies, leading municipal governments and cultural institutions. Additionally, she served the U.S. Department of State where she led historically significant international marketing and advertising campaigns to increase the number of women and minorities taking The Foreign Service Written Exam featuring former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Previously, Missy led the day-to-day operations of the Technology Practice as a Vice President at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. She was personally responsible for $4.5 million in revenue via public relations and advertising efforts. 

Missy also has extensive public sector experience with Congressional campaigns and the United States Senate where she served as a Communications Advisor to the Senate Republican Conference. In this role she helped craft daily messaging and provided technical instruction to 55 Senate Republican Press offices. Today she serves as the national Executive Director to Maggie’s List an organization dedicated to electing more fiscally conservative women to Congress. She is a graduate of Leadership Texas and lives in Dallas with her husband Lt. Colonel USAF (Retired) Marc Himelhoch and their shelter dog Holley.

Missy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a Political Science Major at the University of Florida and has an MBA with a Marketing Concentration from American University.
April 2021 Shorey Public Relations, LLC
3930 McKinney Ave. #15
Dallas, TX
75204
(202) 277-7100
Last updated May 9, 2017