Volume 95 Issue 48 | p. 45 | ACS Comments
Issue Date: December 4, 2017

End of watch: Reflecting on the responsibilities of the ACS Board of Directors

By Pat N. Confalone, Chair, ACS Board of Directors
Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, Comment

Unlike Congress, the American Chemical Society Board of Directors has term limits. It has been my honor and great privilege to serve our society on the board for nine years, the past three as board chair.

“End of watch” is a phrase often used by the military and law enforcement to indicate the completion of a shift or retirement from active duty. My watch began in 2007 just when the financial markets were on the . . .

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