Farmingdale, NY, June 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Eldon J. Brunner was born in Reddick, Illinois. He is currently the Branch Chief for the US Federal Government. Mr. Brunner earned his M.S. at the University of Illinois. His illustrious career dates back to 1950 through 1953 at the University of Illinois where he was a Flight Instructor and Charter Pilot. He was a Research Assistant under a US Army Contract to develop flight training methods for reducing airplane and Helicopter pilot training time, 1953. After that, he was an Aircraft Engineer, Convair Fort Worth, Texas Author of B-58 flight training Flight Simulator and B-58 Navigator training Simulator 1954-55. His professional life continued as a Nuclear Reactor Operator/Engineer for Convair, FT Worth, promoted to Supervisor/Manager of the Aircraft Nuclear Power facility 1956 - 1964; Operations Supervisor of Experimental Beryllium Reactor, General Atomics, Calif 1964 - 1967; Reactor Project Engineer for Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), HQ Idaho Falls, Idaho 1967 - 1968; Power Reactor Inspector AEC Region 3 1968 - 1972; Branch Chief, AEC (later became the Nuclear Regulatory Commission), initially in charge of utility inspections of the testing of 1000 MW Power reactors, later in charge as the Project Branch Chief of all Power Reactors in Region 1972 - 1983. Eldon and his wife, Gladys, have been volunteering at the Hospice of Kankakee Valley for 28 years (a nonprofit organization).
The Industry Leader of the Month membership in America’s Registry is reserved for those select members who have achieved and maintained an illustrious career over a long period of time. Such is the case for Eldon J. Brunner who began his career in the early 1950’s and continued through the early 1980’s. His work for the Federal Government is exemplary and he has certainly left his mark in the Nuclear Power industry.