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Spring 2021 Governance Meetings

As all Governance meetings for the Spring 2021 Meeting will be held virtually, please refer to this page as your resource to see when committees, caucuses, and Council will be holding their meetings. This page will be updated as more meetings are scheduled.  Please note that all meeting times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Should you wish to add your Governance meeting, please contact


Time (ET)


Friday, March 12, 2021    
New Councilor Orientation & Committee Networking Event 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Monday, March, 22, 2021    
Council Policy Committee 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021    
ACS Council Meeting 11:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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ACS Board of Directors

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ACS Leadership

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ACS Governing Documents

The ACS Governing Documents include the Charter, Constitution, Bylaws, Standing Rules, Schedule of Membership, and Regulations of the American Chemical Society.

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