Fall Elections Information

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The ACS Geochemistry (GEOC) Division is currently seeking nominations for three officer positions, Program-Chair Elect, Treasurer, and Alternate Councilor, who will assume their roles in January 2020. A brief description of each role is provided below.


Program-Chair Elect (4 year term): This officer will serve as Program-Chair Elect the first year and shadow the Program Chair. The following year, the candidate will serve as Program Chair and organize the symposium at the fall and spring national meetings. The third year, the candidate will serve as Division Chair, and finally as Past Division Chair in the fourth year. More details can be found in,

Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/membership-and-networks/td/manuals.html

Handbook: https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/meetings/national-meetings/programming-resources/nm-program-c...


Treasurer (3 year term): This officer will have charge of the funds of the Geochemistry Division, to collect dues and assessments, and to make all disbursements, subject to the approval of the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall prepare a financial statement for presentation to the Division at its annual meeting. The duties of the Treasurer shall also include filing the necessary reports with the Internal Revenue Service. The elected candidate will be provided guidance by our current Treasurer, Sebastien Kerisit, to make the transition easier on the elected candidate. More details can be found in,

Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about/governance/treasurer.html


Alternate Councilor (3 year term): This officer will attend and represent the Geochemistry Division at the Council meetings of the ACS in the absence of the Councilor(s) and to serve as members of the Executive Committee. More details can be found in,

Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about/governance/councilors.html

Handbook: https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/about/governance/councilors/councilor-handbook-2012.pdf



  • Self-nominations and consensual nominations of colleagues are encouraged.
  • Per our Bylaws, all nominations must be accompanied by at least 10 signatures of support from current ACS GEOC Members including current divisional officers.
  • All nominees must have been a Member of the Division for at least one year at the time of nomination.


Please contact Secretary Sang Soo Lee (sslee@anl.gov) for more details.