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Members of Californians for Green Nuclear Power meet with Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th) – March, 2017

Californians for Green Nuclear Power, Inc. is dedicated to promoting the peaceful use of safe, carbon-free nuclear power, and to keeping Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant open, so it can continue in its important role of generating clean energy for the benefit of California’s economy.

Low cost, carbon-free energy for American business and citizens.

Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
However, meetings are subject to change – please email to confirm, especially if you plan to attend in person.
Location:

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
354 Five Cities Drive
Pismo Beach, CA (next to McDonald’s)
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Interested parties are welcome. Please contact us for more info.

board of directors

Carl Wurtz
Carl Wurtz
President
Carl is a software engineer/developer and a lifelong environmental activist. He grew up not far from Chicago, the "greenest" city in the U.S. (90%
Steve Kliewer
Steve Kliewer
Vice President
Steve is a retired professor of physics and engineering. He grew up in California and received a BS degree at CSUF with graduate study
Joe Ivora
Joe Ivora
Treasurer
Joe is the CGNP member with the most direct experience with Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Born in Ventura County, CA, he graduated from Cal
Gene Nelson, Ph.D.
Gene Nelson, Ph.D.
Government Liaison
Gene graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a Bachelor of Science in Biophysics, then went on to earn a Ph.D. in Radiation Biophysics from
Raul Brenner
Raul Brenner
Advanced Research
Born in Brazil 1929, Raul Brenner was attracted to science of electricity and its generation as a child. After graduating with a degree in
Ellie Ripley
Ellie Ripley
Community Liaison
After six months of in-class and on-the-job training, Ellie served 23 years as a tour guide at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. Participants in
Mary Ivora
Mary Ivora
Secretary / Membership
Mary’s a Jersey girl. She attended St. Peter’s College, went on to become a Dental Assistant and later a Legal Secretary. She took that
“We are as gods, and might as well get good at it.”
– Stewart Brand
Author
Founder, Whole Earth Catalog
Nuclear Energy Proponent

technical advisors

Alex Cannara, Ph.D.
Alex Cannara, Ph.D.
Climate Impacts / Geophysics
Alex Cannara's educational and professional accomplishments span a wide spectrum of disciplines, including electrical engineering, education, analytical methods, semiconductor design, and computer security. He
Michael “Marty” Marinak, Ph.D.
Michael “Marty” Marinak, Ph.D.
Nuclear Engineering / Physics
Michael received his Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Engineering from UC Berkeley. After receiving a Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study, he earned a Doctor of
Abraham Weitzberg, Ph.D.
Abraham Weitzberg, Ph.D.
Nuclear Engineering / Physics
Nuclear Engineer Dr. Abraham Weitzberg has seen the ups and downs of the nuclear industry from its beginning - and from the inside out.