The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) welcomes Sara McManamy-Johnson as its new public affairs specialist.
ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides recommendations to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, which is responsible for the cleanup of the Oak Ridge Reservation.
McManamy-Johnson, an Oak Ridge native and Oak Ridge High School graduate, previously served as marketing and communication specialist for United Way of Williamson County in Franklin, Tenn.
Prior to her work in nonprofit communications, McManamy-Johnson worked in print journalism, most recently as news editor for The Lebanon Democrat, a five-day daily newspaper in Lebanon, Tenn., where she received multiple Tennessee Press Association/University of Tennessee Newspaper Contest awards for her reporting, photography and graphic design.
McManamy-Johnson, earned her bachelor of science degree in mass communication from Middle Tennessee State University
ORSSAB meets the second Wednesday of most months at 6 p.m. at the DOE Information Center located at 1 Science.gov Way in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Additional information about the board and its student representatives is available online at www.energy.gov/orssab or by calling ORSSAB staff at (865) 241-4584.