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LaTrease E. Garrison

LaTrease E. Garrison, Executive Vice President, ACS Education, received her B.S. in chemistry from Howard University and completed her M.B.A degree at Strayer University where her research focused on succession planning for the non-profit organization. LaTrease joined ACS in 1992 as a Program Assistant for Chemical & Engineering News magazine. In 1996 she moved to the Education Division where she held several positions including Senior Program Manager of Undergraduate Programs. In 2005 she was appointed to the position of Special Assistant to the Director of the Education Division. Within the Membership Division, LaTrease previously served as the Assistant Director of the Member Communities/ Department of Volunteer Support and Director of the Administrative and Programmatic Technology group and the Professional Advancement Team.  She has also served as staff liaison to various ACS Committees and Task Forces and is a trained facilitator for courses within the ACS Leadership Development System.