"The SOCIETY shall be composed of members who in turn may be members of its Divisions and/or its Local Sections. It shall have a Council which, in addition to such duties as may be prescribed in this Constitution and the Bylaws of the SOCIETY, shall act as an advisory body; a Board of Directors, which shall be the legal representative of the SOCIETY and establish its administrative policies; committees both of the Council and of the Board; and such officers and employees as are necessary to effectuate its purposes." [ACS Constitution, Article III]

Governing Bodies of the ACS

Presidential Commission on Graduate Education in the Chemical Sciences

ACS President Bassam Shakhashiri has formed a commission to explore ways graduate education can address important societal issues and better support the needs and aspirations of students. Learn more