Galanes Recipient of 2014 Safety Medal Award
George W. Galanes was presented with the 2014 National Board Safety Medal award during the Monday morning Opening Session at the 83rd General Meeting in Bellevue, Washington. Mr. Galanes has been employed in the power generation industry for over 30 years. He has been directly involved with conducting failure analysis investigations associated with power generation equipment, and has participated and led root cause analysis investigations of large equipment failures. He also does work as a consulting metallurgical engineer.
Mr. Galanes is a member of the National Board Advisory Committee representing the welding industry and the NBIC Main Committee. He is also chair of the NBIC, Part 3, Repairs and Alterations subcommittee. Additionally, he is a member of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section I, Standards Committee, and chair of the Subgroup Materials under Section I.