Demystifying the ACS Election Process

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ACS elections are complex due to the nature of our governing documents, but the Committee on Nominations and Elections hopes to be a resource to transparently share the process and pathways to serve in these important Society Leadership roles.

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Join Kevin Edgar, Professor of Biomaterials and Associate Dean of the Grad School at Virginia Tech and Chair of the Committee on Nominations and Elections, to learn about the ACS election process and opportunities to serve as a member of the Presidential Succession, Board of Directors, and on Elected Committees. Register now to learn about the opportunities to serve and lead within ACS and walk away with a clearer understanding of the opportunities within the Society and to grow your leadership skills.

This ACS Webinar is co-produced with ACS Nominations and Elections.

What You Will Learn

  • The elections process for ACS President, Board of Directors and Elected Committees including specifics regarding qualifications, slate creation, candidate or nominee selection, and service 
  • The pathways to serving ACS in these positions and the journey from ACS Member to elected Society Leader 
  • The election details like timelines as well as who, what, where, when, and how voting happens for elections

Webinar Details

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024 @ 2-3pm ET
  • Free to register with ACS ID
  • Slides will be available on the day of the live event

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Kevin Edgar
Professor of Biomaterials and Associate Dean of the Grad School, Virginia Tech & Chair, Committee on Nominations and Elections, American Chemical Society

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