FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 05, 2019
American Chemical Society announces election results for 2020 officers
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2019 — The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, has announced the results of its national election. Society members elected the following officers and members of the Board of Directors for 2020:
H. N. Cheng, Ph.D., research chemist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, New Orleans
Board of Directors
Bryan Balazs, Ph.D., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (retired), Livermore, California
Christina C. Bodurow, Ph.D., vice president of global regulatory affairs at IQVIA, Indianapolis
Lisa Houston, director at Petroleum Analyzer Co., Houston
Dorothy J. Phillips, Ph.D., retired chemist, Waters Corporation, Natick, Massachusetts
These officers will join the following, who were previously elected by ACS members to serve terms in 2020:
Luis A. Echegoyen, Ph.D., Robert A. Welch professor of chemistry at the University of Texas at El Paso
Immediate Past President
Bonnie A. Charpentier, Ph.D., senior vice president of regulatory affairs and compliance at Cytokinetics, South San Francisco, California
Board of Directors
John E. Adams, Ph.D., curators’ distinguished teaching professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Thomas M. Connelly Jr., Ph.D., ACS executive director and CEO, Washington, D.C.
Teri Quinn Gray, Ph.D., global R&D operations and portfolio management leader at DuPont Transportation and Industrial, Wilmington, Delaware
Paul W. Jagodzinski, Ph.D., dean, college of engineering, forestry and natural sciences, and professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
Wayne E. Jones Jr., Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of New Hampshire, Durham
Lee H. Latimer, Ph.D., consultant in drug development at LH Latimer Consulting, Oakland, California
Katherine L. Lee, Ph.D., associate research fellow at Pfizer, West Newton, Massachusetts
Ingrid Montes, Ph.D., assistant dean of graduate studies and research at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Barbara A. Sawrey, Ph.D., distinguished teaching professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego
Other Society officers include:
Flint H. Lewis, ACS secretary and general counsel, Washington, D.C.
Albert Horvath, ACS treasurer and chief financial officer, Washington, D.C.
The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS is a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.