ACS Committee on Nominations & Elections

The ACS Committee on Nominations & Elections selects, from among the broad diversity of the membership, candidates who can provide quality leadership.

The Committee supervises all Society elections, conducts elections in Council, and resolves election disputes in a fair and equitable manner.

Suggestions for Officers and Elected Committes

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates and Nominees

All ACS members who are considering running for an ACS National Office by petition are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of the Secretary (202-872-4461) to inform the Secretary of their intentions to run, and to receive pertinent information BEFORE they begin sending out petition forms to collect signatures for nomination.

It is importand for all petitioners to know that:

  • ACS members signing the petition have been paid members of the Society as of on or around August 23rd during the previous year's national election; and
  • There are specific numbers of valid signatures required for each position, which is derived from formulas prescribed in the ACS Bylaws for each office.

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates President-Elect

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates Director-at-Large

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates District Director

Petition Form Electronic

Petition Form Hand Signatures

Campaign Guidelines

Local Section and Division Elections

Strategic Plan for 2015

ACS invites all chemical scientists and engineers to join us in achieving this vision.

N&E Contacts