FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2023 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) is announcing the results of its national election.
A petition to add international representation to the ACS Board of Directors was approved by Council and the Board of Directors and ratified by the ACS Membership. As a result, the Board will add as a voting member a new international district director, while eliminating one director-at-large position from the Board. The election of the first international district director (2025-27) will take place during the 2024 ACS Election beginning in September. Nominate a candidate by accessing this form.
Society members elected the following officers and members of the Board of Directors for 2024:
Dorothy J. Phillips, retired, director of strategic marketing, Waters, Milford, Massachusetts
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Bonnie (Helen A.) Lawlor (District III), retired, executive director, National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Philadelphia
Jeanette M. Van Emon (District VI),retired, research chemist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas
Wayne E. Jones Jr. (director-at-large; reelected),provost and vice president of academic affairs, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
Carolyn Ribes (director-at-large; reelected),business analytical leader, Dow Chemical, Terneuzen, Netherlands
These newly elected officers will join or continue service on the ACS Board of Directors in 2024. The list of current board members, their photos, official biographies and other information about Society governance is available on the ACS website.