Members & Subcommittees



Elizabeth M. Howson (2017)

Safety Education Subcommittee Chair
David C. Finster (2019)

Safety Solutions Subcommittee Chair
Harry J. Elston (2018)

Safety Communications
Subcommittee Chair
Scott R. Goode (2017)

Safey Education Guidelines Taskforce Co-Chair
William H. Breazeale (2017)

Safety Education Guidelines Taskforce Co-Chair
Kirk Hunter (2018)

Hazard Analysis Taskforce Chair
Kimberly Jeskie (2017)

Laboratory Chemical and Waste Management
Taskforce Chair

Ralph Stuart (2019)


W. H. Jack Breazeale, Jr.




Allen W. Apblett (2019)

Georgia Arbuckle-Keil (2017)

Regina Cody (2018)

Harry J. Elston (2018)

David C. Finster (2019)

Scott R. Goode (2017)

Robert H. Hill, Jr. (2018)

Kirk P. Hunter (2018)

Kimberly B. Jeskie (2017)

George J. Lechner (2018)

Edward M. Movitz (2019)

Russell W. Phifer (2019)

Darlene K. Slattery (2017)

Ralph Stuart, III (2019)

Weslene Tallmadge (2018)

Associate Members

Irene Cesa (2017)

Joseph M. Crockett (2017)

Matthew C. Crowe (2017)

Anna Dunn (2017)

Nora Fredstrom (2017)

Robin M. Izzo (2017)

Michael G. Koehler (2017)

Nicholas F. Materer (2017)

Leah R. McEwen (2017)

Kali A. Miller (2017)

Susan V. Perz (2017)

Al Ribes (2017)

Samuella B. Sigmann (2017)



William H. Breazeale
Erik A. Talley

ACS Staff Liaisons

Marta Gmurczy
Raihanah Rasheed






Safety Communications

Purpose: Identify and communicate the means by which chemical practitioners can implement safe chemical practices.

Chair: Scott R. Goode,

Safety Education

Purpose: Produce and update materials about safe chemical practices for all educational institutions.

Chair: David Finster,

Safety Solutions

Purpose: Provide practical recommendations to remedy chemical safety concerns.

Chair: Harry J. Elston,

CCS Operations Manual

The operations manual contains:

  • The CCS strategic plan
  • A brief history of the committee
  • Subcommittees, their missions, and functions
  • Member roles and responsibilities
  • ACS staff directory and offices
  • ACS abbreviations and acronyms glossary

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