Welcome to the Hampton Roads Virginia Local Section group hub. Our section is located in Virginia and is one of the 184 local sections of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. The Hampton Roads Local Section promote public awareness of chemistry by being involved in community outreach programs and working with chemistry students and promotes STEM programs to enhance scientific awareness and communicate the value of chemistry in our society.
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Executive Committee Positions Descriptions Chair: The chair presides at all regular meetings, the annual business meeting, all Executive Committee meetings, and special meetings except those delegated to temporary or standing committee chairs. The chair will appoint all temporary or standing committees. The chair has general supervision of the affairs of the section, including the drafting of the yearly budget plan and strategic plan for the section. The chair completes the yearly report for the section, and sends it to the councilor and alternate councilor for their approval. Chair-Elect: The Chair-Elect of the Section shall, in the absence of the Chair, perform the duties of that office and shall serve as Chair of the Program and Entertainment Committee. Secretary: The Secretary of the Section shall keep a record of the proceedings of the Section and of the meetings of the Executive Committee; keep a roll of the members and affiliates of the Section; serve notice of all meetings, both regular and special; and perform other duties customarily associated with this office. Treasurer: The Treasurer of the Section shall: collect and disburse all funds of the Section; send out all notices of dues and arrearages; report to the Secretary the names of all Local Section Affiliates dropped from the rolls of the Section for non-payment of dues; collect all funds due the Section from the society; render a financial report to the Section at the annual business meeting; and perform other duties customarily associated with this office. Members-at-Large: The members-at-Large shall serve as members of the executive committee.
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Hampton Roads Executive Officers Chair Dr. Peter Njoki 2019 Chair-Elect Ms. Mackenzie Tardif 2019 Secretary Dr. Vincent de Paul Nzauwah Nziko 2019 Treasurer Dr. Kevin Kittredge 2017-2019 Councilor Dr. Lisa Webb 2017-2019 Alternate Councilor Dr. Peter Njoki 2017-2019 Click here to read the job descriptions for the executive committee positions.
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