The DOE Isotope Program Welcomes New Federal Employees!
The DOE Isotope Program Welcomes New Employees!
Ken Brooks - DOE IP Program Manager for Isotope Operations and NIDC
Ken joined the DOE Isotope Program in 2021 and is the Program Manager for Isotope Operations and the NIDC. Ken manages the business activities of the DOE Isotope Program, including production, sales, and distribution of isotopes.
Before joining the DOE Isotope Program, Ken spent more than 25 years at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR). During his time at MURR, he held multiple positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Products & Services Operations, and Sr. VP of Business Development. Ken holds a BS in Accounting and an MBA, both from the University of Missouri.
Khianne Jackson - DOE IP Program Manager for Isotope Initiatives
Khianne has joined the DOE Isotope Program as the Program Manager for Isotope Initiatives. She provides project management oversight for all isotope initiatives, including the ongoing U.S. Stable Isotope Production and Research Center, the proposed MURR Radioisotope Science Center, the Actinium Processing Infrastructure effort at LANL, FRIB Isotope Harvesting, and the proposed Radioisotope Processing Facility at ORNL. She will provide project management support and guidance to the program’s isotope research and production sites to help them better manage their programs, such as the Mark18a project at ORNL.
Khianne serves on a number of DOE working groups and is a certified Project Management Professional. She was most recently BNL where she was a Project Management Analyst. In that role, Khianne provided project controls support for multiple projects for the Collider-Accelerator Department and performed project management and controls activities for planning and executing construction of scientific initiatives and projects, including the Low Energy RHIC electron Cooling project. She also participated as a project management subject expert for the Electron-Ion Collider working on the estimate and project planning for the BNL proposal. Khianne received an MS in civil engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Andrea Conrad - DOE IP Financial Management Analyst
Andrea has joined the DOE Isotope Program as a Financial Management Analyst. She is responsible for all budget formulation activities within the program including consulting on matters related to accounting principles, processes, procedures, conducting financial analysis, and preparing budgets and reports. Andrea comes to us from the DOE Office of Science Budget Office, where she worked as a Budget Analyst, her responsibilities in the Budget Office included the Office of Nuclear Physics budget, which used to include the Isotope Program.