Committee on Technician Affairs (CTA)

Since it was established in 1964, CTA’s main goal has been to promote the professionalism of chemical technicians. CTA has played an active role within the ACS to:

  • Raise public awareness about the value of technicians to society
  • Highlight the relevance of technicians to ACS
  • Highlight the relevance of ACS to technicians

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Strategic Plan for 2017

ACS invites all chemical scientists and engineers to join us in achieving this vision.

2017 NCTA WinnerJay Allen
2017 NCTA Winner Jay Allen of Dow Chemical with Kara Allen, Chair of the ACS Committee on Technician Affairs

CTA Congratulates the 2017 NCTA Winner Jay Allen. Jay received his award at the 2017 ACS Spring National Meeting's CTA Luncheon in San Francisco.