Younger Chemists Committee

Serving the Needs of Early Career Chemists

CATALYZE THE VOTE--2017 ACS National Election

Please register for Catalyze the Vote - Virtual Presidential Town Hall for Younger Chemists on Sep 28, 2017 7:30 PM EDT at:

The Younger Chemists Committee wants to hear your voice in this year's ACS Presidential Election! 

Join us on Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 PM ET (4:30 PM PT) to interact with the ACS President-Elect Candidates in a LIVE Town Hall hosted specifically for younger chemists! 

During this event you will have the opportunity to: 
• Meet the President-Elect candidates: Dr. Bonnie A. Charpentier and Dr. Willie E. May 
• Post questions LIVE on the Town Hall by typing directly to the candidates 
• Hear the candidates speak about topics relevant to younger chemists including education, career development, science literacy, and more 
• Learn the details of the OFFICIAL Catalyze the Vote voting day! Vote, Post, and have the chance to win great prizes! 
• Win a FREE registration to an ACS National Meeting in 2018* 

Don't know much about the candidates already? Find out more information in all of the candidates on the 2017 ballet by reading their answers to the YCC questionnaires here.

Have a pressing question you want to be sure is included? Send it ahead of time to with the subject "Catalyze the Vote" or tweet us @ycc_acs 

*Must be an ACS member to win. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

President-Elect, 2018

Bonnie A. Charpentier

Cytokinetics, Inc., South San Francisco, CA 

Willie E. May

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 

Directors-at-Large, 2018-2020

Kenneth P. Fivizzani

(Retired), Nalco Company, Naperville, IL

Wayne E. Jones, Jr.

State University of New York, Binghamton, NY

Bonnie (Helen A.) Lawlor

(Retired) National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Philadelphia, PA

Barbara A. Sawrey

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 

Director, District III, 2018-2020

Alan B. Cooper

Cooper MedChem Consulting, LLC, West Caldwell, NJ

Teri Quinn Gray

DuPont Performance Materials, Wilmington, DEClick to add text, images, and other content

Director, District VI, 2018-2020

Rita R. Boggs
American Research and Testing, Inc., Gardena, CA
Paul W. Jagodzinski
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Rita R. Boggs

American Research and Testing, Inc., Gardena, CA

Paul W. Jagodzinski

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

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