Committee Structure

ACS is comprised of Society Committees with members, associates, and consultants who have volunteered to serve. There are three Society Committees whose members are elected. These committees; ConC, CPC, and N&E, report to Council.

See below which Society Committees report to the ACS Board of Directors, Council, and those that report to both the ACS Board of Directors and Council. 

Committees Reporting to the Board of Directors

  • Advisory Board for the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (GCI)
  • Audits
  • Board of Trustees for the Group Insurance Plans (BOT)
  • Corporation Associates (CA)
  • Executive Compensation (CEC)
  • Governing Board for Publishing (GBP)
  • Pensions and Investments (P&I)
  • Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF)
  • Professional and Member Relations (P&MR)
  • Public Affairs and Public Relations (PA&PR)
  • Strategic Planning (SPC)

Society Committees Reporting to Council

  • Analytical Reagents (CAR)
  • Committees (ConC) (Elected Committee)
  • Constitution and Bylaws (C&B)
  • Divisional Activities (DAC)
  • Council Policy (CPC) (Elected Committee)
  • Economic and Professional Affairs (CEPA)
  • Ethics (ETHX)
  • Local Section Activities (LSAC)
  • Meetings and Expositions (M&E)
  • Membership Affairs (MAC)
  • Nomenclature, Terminology, and Symbols (NTS)
  • Nominations and Elections (N&E) (Elected Committee)
  • Project SEED (SEED)
  • Technician Affairs (CTA)

Society Committees Reporting to both Board & Council

  • Budget and Finance (B&F)
  • Chemical Safety (CCS)
  • Chemistry and Public Affairs (CCPA)
  • Chemists with Disabilities (CWD)
  • Community Activities (CCA)
  • Education (SOCED)
  • Environment and Sustainability (CES)
  • International Activities (IAC)
  • Minority Affairs (CMA)
  • Patents and Related Matters (CPRM)
  • Professional Training (CPT)
  • Public Relations and Communications (CPRC)
  • Publications (PUBS)
  • Science (COMSCI)
  • Senior Chemists (SCC)
  • Women Chemists (WCC)
  • Younger Chemists (YCC)

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