Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

APS-EFOG Meeting Minutes - 04/03/2017

Attendees: Bruce Glagola, Nena Moonier, Clay White, Shane Flood, Wendy VanWingeren, and Patti Pedergnana

Bruce Glagola

  • Auditors will be watching 6-ID-C, 7-ID, 12-ID-D, 21-ID, and 35-ID experiments tomorrow morning.  Clay said that there are two Routine Radiation Surveys tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. if they care to observe those.
  • The DOE triennial review is August 15-17.  The practice for this review is the University of Chicago review.
  • There was an autoinfo email that came out last week on diversity and inclusion workshops.  Anyone can attend.
  • The upgrade project has a new ESH coordinator, Jeff McGhee.
  • Deanna Kinzler is retiring.
  • Patti will attend the shutdown planning meeting on Wednesday.

Patti Pedergnana

  • Rick Janik and John Sidarous are looking to install a helium recovery bladder in the 431/432 truck lock.
  • Patti will add instructions to find the 431Z lock box and the detector pool key.

Shane Flood

  • Mark Erdmann and his technicians are done installing the lead bricks in 4-ID-A.
  • 4-ID-C swapped their end station today.
  • Josh Abraham is leaving he lab.  Mike Dwyer is going to take over his position in the interim.

Clay White

  • Clay had issues with shipping.  Kelly Hansen suggested a full-time shipping person for the APS.  Bruce has suggested this a number of times but a shipping FTE is not in the APS budget.