Biography: Connie Bates is the Office Administrator for the Fuel Cycle Research and Development Technical Integration Office under the Nuclear Science and Technology Directorate for the Idaho National Laboratory. She graduated from Idaho State University Technical College with a certificate as a Legal Secretary in 1991, and is currently attending Idaho State University earning her Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources and Training Development. Throughout her career at the Idaho National Laboratory, she has worked for the Technical Publications Organization providing document services and computing support for a variety of projects such as the Tiger Team, Waste Management Road Mapping Team, and Environmental Monitoring Organization. Ms. Bates is active in the VPP committee at the INL. She is also active in community and civic projects that have included food drives, cleaning donated building for the women’s shelter, committee for the 75th Tautphaus Park Anniversary, and other related service projects and organizations.