Committee on Professional and Member Relations

What We Do

The core mission of the Committee on Professional and Member Relations (P&MR) is to advance through Board-level policy recommendations the professional and economic interests and stature of ACS members worldwide. For more details, see the P&MR Information page.

Focus Areas

ACS Membership

  • Membership trends, long-range and short-range plans and experimental programs

Industry Member Advisory Board

  • Providing enterprise-wide strategic recommendations pertaining to the need for commercially aligned members and the recruitment, engagement, and retention of industry members, worldwide

ACS National Awards

  • Improving the efficiency of the selection process
    National Awards Advisory Board (NAAB)
  • Understanding the National Awards from a financial perspective
  • National Awards Sponsors and ACS Board Awards

ACS Fellows

  • Strengthening guidelines and selection process

Who We Are

The Committee on Professional and Member Relations (P&MR) is a seven-member Standing Committee of the ACS Board of Directors. LaTrease E. Garrison, Chief Operating Officer, ACS, is the interim staff liaison.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about the work of the Committee on Professional & Member Relations, contact the staff liaison, LaTrease Garrison.