Dr. Buelow is responsible for the leadership, management, and strategic direction of the organization. Before joining the New Mexico Consortium in 2012 as the Director of Laboratory Research, Dr. Buelow held research and management positions at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). As Leader of the Energy Security Center, he worked with LANL line and program organizations to coordinate the development of LANL’s Energy Security Mission.
Dr. Buelow has degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and in Physics and Chemical Physics from Harvard University. While at LANL, he initiated and led research projects in a wide range of technical areas including hydrothermal chemistry, high-resolution spectroscopy, and the measurement of ultra-fast dynamical processes. At LANL Dr. Buelow worked with more than seventy students and nearly two-dozen post-doctoral students and was recognized for excellence as a mentor.
Chief Operating Officer, New Mexico Consortium
Irina has managed NMC business operations since 2008. Irina organizes the business and administrative functions of NMC and establishes the duties and systems necessary to carry out the activities of NMC. She has primary responsibility for policy, strategy and implementation with regard to facilities, compliance and safety, procurement, contracting and research administration, and human resources.
Irina holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Linguistics from Novosibirsk State University, Russia. Irina worked as translator, writer, and instructor of Russian and English languages in Russia, Japan, and the US. Irina has 12 years of administrative experience in the US at non-profit organizations and higher education institutions, including the Universities of Colorado and New Mexico.
Chief Communication Officer and Conference Manager,
New Mexico Consortium
Originally hailing from Seattle, Shannan has lived in Los Alamos since 2011, and has worked for the New Mexico Consortium since 2012. Although she has a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Aviation, Shannan has always chosen to work in the nonprofit sector as a fundraiser, executive director, manager, coordinator and communicator. She’s held management positions at various organizations, including Westminster College, the American Cancer Society and the American Red Cross. In 2018, Shannan earned her Master of Science in Communication degree from Purdue University, which she is putting to good use as the Chief Communication Officer and Conference Manager for the nonprofit NMC.
Shannan juggles her work commitments with helping her husband raise their three sons, ages 16, 15 and 12. In their spare time they like to train for and compete in Spartan races, open water swims and trail runs. They also love to travel, and they usually use races as an excuse to visit a fabulous place for a weekend getaway.
Chief Financial Officer,
New Mexico Consortium
Gregory Dye has a Masters of Business Administration degree from New Mexico State University and 22 years of experience in finance management including as a Chief Financial Officer, a Senior Financial Analyst and as an Assistant Professor of Finance and Management.