Meet the Leadership of U.S. Women in Nuclear Steering Committee

U.S. Women in Nuclear is led by a Steering Committee which drives the national agenda, programming, and sets the national strategic and policy goals for WIN. Additionally, the Steering Committee organizes the annual national conference. If you are interested in joining the Steering Committee, please contact the Chair of U.S. WIN. 

Jhansi Kandasamy

Chair of U.S. WIN
Leadership Cohort Program Oversight Committee

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Jhansi Kandasamy is the Vice President of Engineering Services Nuclear at GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Victoria Dennis

Vice-Chair of U.S. WIN
Awards and Recognition Committee Executive Sponsor

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Victoria Dennis is the Senior Manager of Nuclear Safety Culture & Regulatory Programs at Tennessee Valley Authority

Susan Korn

Past-Chair of U.S. WIN
Professional Development Executive Sponsor
Leadership Cohort Program Oversight Lead

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Susan Korn is the Vice President of Nuclear Project Management organization at Exelon Corporation

Kaitlin Rekola

Steering Committee member
Nuclear Energy Institute Liaison
Chair of the Conference Planning Committee

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Kaitlin Rekola is the Staff Counsel in the Legal Division at the Nuclear Energy Institute

Gilda Bocock

Steering Committee member
At-Large Liaison

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Gilda Bocock is Retired. Formerly with Westinghouse Electric Company

Margie Barnes

Steering Committee member
Region II Executive Sponsor

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Margie Barnes is the Assistant Operations Manager Support Oconee Nuclear Station for Duke Energy

Savannah Fitzwater

Steering Committee Chief of Staff

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Savannah Fitzwater is General Engineer at National Nuclear Security Administration in the Department of Energy

Angie Howard

Steering Committee member Emeritus
Professional Development Executive Sponsor
Leadership Cohort Program Oversight Committee

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Angie Howard is the President of Howard-Johnson Associates

Juliann Edwards

Steering Committee member

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Juliann Edwards is Vice President of Business Development for EnergySolutions 

Jacqueline Racer-DeSanctis

Steering Committee member
Region I Executive Sponsor

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Jacqueline Racer-DeSanctis is the Organizational Effectiveness Program Manager at the PSEG-Salem Station

Dawn Sileo

Steering Committee Member
At-Large Representative
Communications Committee Executive Sponsor

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Dawn Sileo is the Director of Organizational Effectiveness for Entergy Operations, Inc.

Jamie Coble

Steering Committee Member
At-Large Representative
Student Liaison

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Jamie Coble is an Associate Professor and Southern Company Faculty Fellow in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tova Anderson

Steering Committee member
Region III Executive Sponsor

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Tova Anderson is a Customer Account Manager at Westinghouse Electric Company

Lily Raabe

Steering Committee member
Region IV Executive Sponsor

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Lily Raabe is a Core Performance Engineer at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant for Luminant Energy

Executive Advisory Council

The Executive Advisory Council is comprised of executive in the nuclear industry who advocate for U.S. Women in Nuclear. The Council provides strategic advice and serves as a sounding board to the U.S. Women in Nuclear Steering Committee on opportunities to promote the advancement of women. Further, the Council supports and advocates for the WIN organization amongst the nuclear industry executives.

Maria Lacal

Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Arizona Public Service Commission

Grover Hettel

Chief Nuclear Officer, Energy Northwest

Marianne Walck

Chief Research Officer and Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology, Idaho National Lab

Bryan Hanson

President & Chief Nuclear Officer, Exelon Nuclear

Maria Korsnick

President & CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

Gary Mignogna

President & CEO, Framatome

Tim Rausch

Sr. Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Tennessee Valley Authority

Peter P. Sena, III

Executive Vice President & Chief Nuclear Officer, Southern Nuclear

Daniel Stoddard

Senior Vice President & Chief Nuclear Officer, Dominion Energy

Jay Wileman

President & CEO, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Jeff Place

Ex Officio Member, Executive Vice President, Industry Strategy, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

Regional Coordinators

The Regional Coordinators support U.S. WIN’s strategic objectives. They plan, organize and implement regional activities including networking opportunities and the annual region meetings. Regional coordinators on-board new chapters and facilitate the sharing of best practices and benchmarking between chapters.

Region I Representative Denise Ingoe – [email protected]

Region II Representative Amy Hill [email protected]  

Region III Representative Emily Keel – [email protected]

Region IV Representative Brenda Mills – [email protected]



Committee Chairs


Awards and Recognition Committee Lisa Zurawski  – [email protected]

Communications Committee Dr. Kristina Spencer –  [email protected] 

Conference Planning Committee Kaitlin Rekola – [email protected]

Metrics Committee LuEllen Lee – [email protected]

Professional Development Committee Amanda Card – [email protected]