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ACS announces its fall election ballot

by Linda Wang
May 22, 2017 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 95, Issue 21

Credit: Courtesy of Bonnie Charpentier
A photo of Bonnie Charpentier.
Credit: Courtesy of Bonnie Charpentier

The American Chemical Society has announced the slate of candidates for this fall’s election. The winners will serve on the ACS Board of Directors from 2018 through 2020.

Credit: James Kegley
A photo of Willie May.
Credit: James Kegley

The two candidates for 2018 president-elect are Bonnie A. Charpentier, senior vice president at Cytokinetics in South San Francisco; and Willie E. May, director of research and special initiatives at the University of Maryland, College Park. The winner will serve a three-year term on the board as a member of the presidential succession.

The candidates for District III director are Alan B. Cooper, president of Cooper MedChem Consulting in West Caldwell, N.J.; and Teri Quinn Gray, regional technology manager for DuPont Performance Materials in Wilmington, Del.

The candidates for director of District VI are Rita R. Boggs, chief executive officer of American Research & Testing in Gardena, Calif.; and Paul W. Jagodzinski, professor and dean, Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Four candidates are vying for two director-at-large openings: Kenneth P. Fivizzani, who is retired from Nalco in Naperville, Ill.; Wayne E. Jones Jr., professor and chair of chemistry at Binghamton University in New York; Bonnie A. Lawlor, who is retired from the National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services in Philadelphia; and Barbara A. Sawrey, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of undergraduate education at the University of California, San Diego, in La Jolla.

Candidate statements will run in the Sept. 11 issue of C&EN. ACS members will have the option of voting for president-elect and other members of the Board of Directors via the internet, or they can opt in to receive a paper ballot, which will be mailed at the end of September. Results will be announced in early November.

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