Executive Committee

The following members are currently serving on our Local Section Executive Committee for 2019.

PositionTermNameTitle and Employer
Chair2021-2022Colin WrightThermo fisher Scientific
Vice-Chair2021-2022Elana StennettProfessor, Hobart and William Smith
Secretary2020-2021Kimberly ChichesterProfessor, St. John Fisher College
Treasurer2020-2021Mark HietzProfessor, SUNY Brockport
Councilor2020-2022 John Pochan
Councilor2021-2023Amber CharleboisProfessor, Nazareth College
Alternate Councilor2021-2023Jian LiuRochester Institute of Technology
Alternate Councilor2020-2022James ReynoldsResearch Chemist and IP Specialist (Retired), Kodak
Member-at-Large2021-2023David McCamant Professor, University of Rochester
Member-at-Large2020-2021Karla Sanchez-LievanoGraduate Student, University of Rochester
Member-at-Large2021-2023Alex MolinichAldon Corporation
Member-at-Large2021-2022Maryann MendelResearch Chemist (Retired), Kodak 
Member-at-Large2021-2022Maria Presti
Member-at-Large2021-2022Melissa Chandler Thermo Fisher Scientific

A list of past Chairs of the Rochester Local Section of the ACS can be found here. We are thankful to them and all of our Executive Committee members through the years for their service!

The following members are serving as Committee Chairs.

YCC – Younger Chemists CommitteeElana Stennett
WCC – Womens Chemists CommitteeValerie Fleishauer
NERM 2020 Organizing CommitteeAmber Charlebois
CommunicationsOpen Position
WebmasterGlen Labenski
Project SEEDLea Michel and Colin Wright
Awards DinnerMaryann Mendel
Harrison Howe AwardDave McCamant
ROC Sci-Tech SymposiumValerie Fleishauer
Chemistry in Emerging TechnologiesHenry Gysling
High School Chemistry AwardsOpen Position
Collegiate Research SymposiumMichael Coleman

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