Cost Recovery Advisory Group (CRAG) membership

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Cost Recovery Advisory Group (CRAG) is a vehicle through which group members will be given the opportunity to provide feedback on the operational management of the CNSC's cost recovery program.  Group members will consist of stakeholder representatives from industry and a representative from the CNSC. 

CRAG will: 

  • provide stakeholder representatives information on the operational management of the CNSC's cost recovery program
  • allow stakeholder representatives the opportunity to provide feedback to the CNSC on the operational management of its cost recovery program and
  • allow the CNSC to seek input from stakeholder representatives should any changes be proposed to CNSC cost recovery program

Fee-paying licensees who want to provide feedback about the CNSC's Cost Recovery Program may contact their representative from CRAG. Representatives of the CRAG are:

Canadian Nuclear Association

  • Steve Coupland

Nuclear reactors

  • Ontario Power Generation – Jack Vecchiarelli
  • Bruce Power – Maury Burton
  • New Brunswick Power – Jason Nouwens

Nuclear research and test facilities

  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories – Shaun Cotnam

Uranium processing facilities and uranium mines

  • Cameco – Kevin Nagy

Nuclear substance processing facilities

  • Nordion – Richard Wassenaar


  • Isologic – Valerie Phelan

Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories

  • Stephen J. Walker

Nuclear substances and prescribed equipment

  • Stuart Hunt & Associates – Sean Hunt
    (servicing, etc. radioisotopes/ calibration)
  • Schlumberger Canada Ltd. – Arliss McNaley
    (oil & gas exploration)
  • A-Tech N.D.T. – Patricia MacNeil
    (industrial radiography)
  • TBT Engineering – Doug Otto
    (portable gauges)
  • Team Industrial Services Inc. – Alan Brady
    (Nondestructive Testing Management Association) / industrial radiography


  • Landauer Inc. – Chris Passmore

CNSC representative

  • Liane Sauer (Chair)
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