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SERVICE IN ACS NATIONAL OFFICES

  • Councilor for Huron Valley (District II) 2009- present
  • CEPA member, 2019-2020
  • CEPA associate member, 2018-2019
  • CEPA /subcommittee CPE, 2018-present
  • IAC Chair, 2016-2018
  • IAC member, 2009 - 2018
  • IAC Chair, Subcommittee 2 on Europe and the Middle East, 2013-2016 
  • IAC associate member, 2005-2008
  • Task Force Vote 20/20 for N&E, 2017-2018 
  • Task force CPC LRP subcommittee, 2017-2018
  • Task Force, CPT on Council Resources, 2018
  •  USNC /IUPAC member
  • SP invited member to ComSci Strategic Planning Retreat
  • Invited participant to MAC Strategic Planning Retreat, 8/18/2017

SERVICE IN ACS OFFICES

  •  ACS Huron Valley Councilor, 2009-present
  •  Alternate Councilor, 2006-2008
  •  ACS Huron Valley Local Section Chair, 2009 
  • Chair-Elect, 2008

MEMBER

  • Current ACS member since 1971
  • ACS Division of Chemical Education
  • ACS Computers in Chemistry
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Michigan College Chemistry Teachers Association
  • Alpha Chi Sigma Chemistry Fraternity
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society

RELATED ACTIVITIES

  • 253rdACS National Meeting, San Francisco CA (3/31 – 4/5/2017))
  • Co-organizer of Symposium: IREU Symposium (4/2/2017)
  • Co-organizer of Symposium: Teaching, Researching & Community Building in the Global Chemical Enterprise Symposium (4/3/2017) 


  • ACS Global Chemists Code of Ethics Science and Technology Training Institute (GCCE STLI):  Melbourne AUS (7/18 – 21/2017); Facilitator for train-the-trainer on Publishing Your Research to 20 young  faculty/researchers from several countries in South Asia and SE Asia.


  • 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington DC (8/18-23/2017)
  • Co-organizer of Symposium: Global Workforce (8/20/2017)
  • Presented three IAC awards at CHEMLuminary Awards Ceremony (8/22/2017)


  • ACS BOOST Train-the-Trainer Institutes: Workshop trainer for “Grant writing”, “Publishing Research”, “Communicating to the Public”– trained participants how to develop materials for presentations for teaching to others (5 universities in Brazil)
  • Brazil (10/1 – 10/16/2016)       

               - Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, BR,   

                 10/3/2016

               - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo  

                  Horizonte,  BR, 10/5/2016 

               - Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, 

                 10/7/2016

               - Centro de Tecnologias Estratégicas do Nordeste 

                  (CETENE),  Recife,  10/10/16                                                                                                     

               - Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM), Manaus BR,    

                10/14/2016  

                


  • ACS BOOST Train-the-Trainer Institute, in Chiang Mai, Thailand (10/9 – 10/17/2015).
  • ACS Global Chemical Code of Ethics (GCCE) Workshop, Kuala-Lumpur Malaysia,  4/4-8/20116 Participants came from 18 different countries to formulate a chemical code 

 

  • ACS BOOST workshops in Peru (6/4-7, 2016)

               Facilitated workshop/lecture on grant writing, 

               sponsored by US  State Department

                  - Lima, University of Cayetano Hereda (6/6/2016)

                  - Trujillo, University of Trujillo 6/8/2016)

                  - Lima, launched Peru International Chemical Science 

                     Chapter, 6/10/2016

                  - Lima, University of San Marcos (6/13/2016)

                  - Arequippa, University of Arequippa (6/15/2016)


  • Co-organizer and presenter at the Asia Pacific International Chapters Conference (APICC) conference on Jeju Island, South Korea, and the International Chapter Summit, November 2017.


  •  IAC organizer of the symposium titled, Water Innovation Treatment and Solutions (WITS) in December 2014 in Singapore. The WITS symposium was a part of the ACS Global Innovation Imperatives (Gii) program, and was co-organized by ACS and the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (SNIC). The Institute of Materials Research and Engineering at the National University of Singapore hosted the Symposium.


  • White paper on Water, Global Issues, Local Solutions from the WITS symposium, 2015.


  •  IAC/ENVI Symposium co-organizer for the Water: Global Problems, Local Solutions symposium at the 2013 ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis.


  • Translated the ACS Technology Milestones Exhibit into Greek; presented to the Greek Chemical Society in Paris during the Opening Ceremonies of the International Year of Chemistry, 2011.


  • Organizer of the 13th International Flavor Conference hosted by the Agricultural & Food Division of the American Chemical Society, Porto Heli Greece, May 29 – June 1, 2012 web site: www.emich.edu/flavor.

 

  • Organizer of the 12th International Flavor Conference hosted by the Agricultural & Food Division of the American Chemical Society, Skiathos Greece, May 25-30, 2009, web site: www.emich.edu/flavor

 

  • Organizer of the 11th International Flavor Conference hosted by the Agricultural & Food Division of the American Chemical Society, Samos Greece, July 1-4, 2004, web site: www.emich.edu/flavor.


  • Organizer of the 10th International Flavor Conference hosted by the Agricultural & Food Division of the American Chemical Society, Paros Greece, July 4-7, 2000.


  • Organizer of the 9th International Flavor Conference hosted by the Agricultural & Food Division of the American Chemical Society, Limnos Greece, July 1-4, 1997.


  •  ACS on Campus, speaker at Indiana University, 2014.


  • Editor of ACS Symposium Book, Ethics.


  • Contributor to ACS Symposium books, 2013–present.


  • Contributed two ACS Comment in C&E News, 2016-2017


  • Many ACS presentations at regional and national meetings, workshops other national and international meetings on research and STEM education topics that include: dissemination of chemistry and STEM education model; STEM curriculum and pedagogy; women in STEM; computers in chemistry simulations; trace elemental analysis; online chemistry courses: fast fission studies of U-235