2010 Elections | Director-at-Large Candidate 2011-2013

Dr. Kathleen M. Schulz, President, Business Results, Inc., Albuquerque, NM

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Candidate Information:

SCHULZ, KATHLEEN M. Central New Mexico Section. Business Results Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Academic Record: Eastern New Mexico University, B.S., 1964; University of Missouri, Ph.D., 1973.

Honors: ACS Fellow, 2009; ACS Office of Public Outreach, Appreciation Award for Contributions in Public Outreach, 1996; ACS Analytical Division Summer Fellowship/Carle Instruments, 1970; Sandia President’s Quality Award, Advanced Sales Training Program, 2005; American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year Award of Achievement for New Mexico, Government Category, 2000; Sandia/Lockheed-Martin Employee Recognition Award-Robotic Industry Association Trade Show Team, 2000; Professionalism Award, Midwest Research Institute Council of Principal Scientists, 1989; Pioneer in Laboratory Robotics Award, International Symposium on Laboratory Robotics, 1979; Outstanding Young Women in America, 1974; Gulf Oil Fellowship, University of Missouri, 1971; NDEA Graduate Fellowship, University of Missouri 1968-71; B.S. summa cum laude, Eastern New Mexico University, 1964.

Professional Positions (for past ten years): Business Results Inc., President, 2009 to date; Lockheed-Martin Corporation/Sandia National Laboratories, Systems Engineer/Performance Improvement Consultant, 2005-08; Business Development Manager/Technology Marketing Consultant, 1997-2000.

Service in ACS National Offices: Council Policy Committee, (Voting) 2008-10, (Nonvoting) 1999-01; Committee on Nominations and Elections, 2002-07; Committee on Committees, 1996-98; Committee on Local Section Activities, 1999-01, Chair, 1999-01; Committee on Public Relations, 1992-98, Chair, 1997-98, Committee Associate, 1992-93; Board of Trustees, Group Insurance Plans for ACS Members, 1999-07; Member ACS Leadership Advisory Board, 2009 to date; Advisory Board for Industry Relations, 1999-01; Presidential Task Force on Society Support to Local Sections and Divisions, 2000; Presidential Task Force on Leadership Development, 2000-03; Board of Directors Task Force on Technical Programming, 1998; ConC Future Directions Task Force, 1998; ConC Industry Pipeline Task Force, Chair, 1997-98; Board Oversight Group on Leadership Development, 2004-05, Co-Chair, 2004-05.

Service in ACS Offices: Member ACS since 1965. Bylaw Councilor, 2010. Division of Business Development and Management: Councilor, 2004-09; Membership Committee Chair, 2003-08. Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry: Councilor, 1994-02; Alternate Councilor, 1988-93; Chair, 1989; Chair-Elect, 1988; Program Committee, 1990-96; Program Secretary, 1993; Executive Committee, 1986-88. California Section: Executive Committee, 1974-77. Fresno Subsection: Chair, 1976-77, Chair-Elect, 1975, Secretary-Treasurer, 1979, 1974.

Member: OD Network, American Society for Training and Development; National Association of Women Business Owners. ACS Divisions: Analytical Chemistry, Business Development and Management, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.

Related Activities: Workshop Facilitator, ACS Leadership Development System (Extraordinary Leader, Developing Communications Strategies, Engaging Colleagues in Dialog, Strategic Planning), 2009 to date; Member, Advisory Board, National Science Foundation Technician Education Project, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1995-97. Co-Developed Pilot Public Relations Training for ACS Technical Divisions, 1996. ACS Symposia Co-Organizer/Chair: “Automation: Key to Productivity in the 90’s,” 1995; “Diversity in the Chemical Workforce of the 21st Century” (Corporation Associates), 1993; “Microencapsulation Processes and Applications,” 1989; “Robotics in the Industrial Laboratory,” 1987. ACS Local Section Tour Speaker, 1987-90. Additional training and certifications: Principles and Practices of Organization Development, Teachers College, Columbia University; Guiding Organizational Change, Sundance Consulting; Leading Organizational Transition, William Bridges and Associates; Effective Facilitation, Leadership Strategies. Other Professional Positions: Lockheed-Martin Corp./Sandia National Laboratories: Business Development Manager/Technology Marketing Consultant, 1995-2000; Program Area Manager, Energy and Environment, 1993-97; Hewlett-Packard Corporation: Business Development Manager North America, 1992-93, Product Marketing Manager, 1990-93, Product Manager, 1989-90; Midwest Research Institute: Director, Bioorganic Chemistry Department, 1985-90; Section Head, Analytical Systems Development, Principal Investigator, 1980-85; Rockwell Hanford Operations: Analytical Program Technical Manager, 1977-78 ; Manager, Separations and Automation Development, 1978-79; California State University, Fresno: Associate Professor, 1979-80; Assistant Professor, 1973-77; National Science Foundation Workshop Awardee/Director, “Women in Science Careers,” 1977. More than fifty national-level oral technical presentations, seminars and workshops delivered in person, via live TV or videoconference.

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