FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | December 14, 2021

Paul Jagodzinski re-elected as chair of American Chemical Society's board of directors

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2021 — Paul Jagodzinski, Ph.D., has been elected to serve his second term as chair of the board of directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The one-year term begins on Jan. 1, 2022.

As chair of the Society’s 16-member chief governing body, Jagodzinski will preside over board and executive committee meetings, appoint chairs and members of board committees and task forces, oversee the performance of the chief executive officer, and support strategic planning and evaluation of progress toward those goals, among other duties.

Jagodzinski is a professor of chemistry at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1973 and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1979. He has been a member of ACS since 1976.

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Paul Jagodzinski, Ph.D.
Paul Jagodzinski, Ph.D.
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