Technical Review Panels Charter
(20 September 2004)

1. Purpose

The APS Technical Review Panels are groups of subject matter experts that will review projects as requested by APS Management or Design Review Steering Committees, and act as an APS resource for guiding best engineering values and practices.

2. Membership

Members appointed by the APS Division Directors.

Mechanical Technical Panel Current members:

John Noonan (Chair)
Sushil Sharma
Pat Den Hartog
George Goeppner
Emil Trakhtenberg
Deming Shu

Electrical / Electronics Technical Panel current members:

John Carwardine (Chair)
Om Singh
Doug Horan

Software Technical Panel current members:

John Maclean (Chair)
Ned Arnold
Michael Borland
Jonathan Lang

Conventional Construction Technical Panel current members:

John Sidarous (Chair)
Bill Wesolowski
Rick Janik
Greg Markovich

 3. Method

The Panel will:

  • Review projects and technical changes as requested by APS Management or technical Group Leaders:
    • Ensure the highest technical standards of new designs and changes to technical equipment.
    • Promote best engineering values and practice.
    • Ensure technological feasibility of fabrication.
    • Ensure customer input has been properly included in the design.
  • Act as an APS resource for guiding best engineering values and practices.

4. Frequency of Meetings

Meetings will be triggered at the request of an APS Design Review Steering Committee, APS Divisional Management, or technical Group Leaders to review specific projects, or at the discretion of the panel chair.

5. Responsibilities

The Panel Chair will provide timely written response and recommendations to the requestor and will maintain panel records (meeting minutes, reports, etc.) in the APS document management system.