Samuella B. Sigmann has thirty plus years of experience teaching in the chemistry department at Appalachian State University. She holds a BS in Chemistry and Biology, a MA in Chemistry, and a MS in Occupational Safety & Health. She is a certified Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) (National Registry Certified Chemists). She is currently employed at Appalachian as a Senior Lecturer, the Stockroom Director, and the departmental CHO. She has been recognized by the local Sigma XI Chapter for departmental safety improvements.
She has been a member of the ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety (CHAS) since 2006 and active on their Executive Committee since 2010. In 2014 she was appointed Chair of the CHAS Long Range Planning Committee and was recognized in 2016 with the CHAS Tillmanns-Skolnick Award for service in managing the Administrative Manual. She is the Chair Elect for CHAS. She is also currently an associate member of the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety (CCS) and has assisted on several high impact projects for this committee such as Identifying and Evaluating Hazards in Research Laboratories and Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 8th Ed. She is an active member on the Safety Committee in ACS Division of Chemical Education (DivCHED).