Chair Notes

Dear ACS Members,

There will be no monthly meeting in April, however, there will be two events in May. The first one takes places at SDSU on May 20th. Professor David Walba from the University of Colorado at Boulder will talk about “Spontaneous Achiral Symmetry Breaking in Organic Fluids”. More information about the talk can be found on page 3. Please register at

Our second event will be a Wine Tasting/Chocolate Pairing, Cheese & Fruit Plates, Winery Tour at the Bernardo Winery. Please join us on May 23rd for an evening of socializing, networking and learning. You will find more about the event on page 4. Please register at [this event has been cancelled]

A thank you to Ken Poggenburg for again organizing the judging at the 2019 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair on March 13. Thank you also to Jim Shih for being the photographer.

We need volunteers on Sunday, April 28 for EarthFair 2019. Please contact James Caldwell,, if you would like to volunteer. It is still very early, but not too early to mark June 30 for our annual picnic. You may register at

Our next Executive Board Meeting will be on April 11th.

As always, you are invited to our monthly Executive Board meetings. If you are interested in serving our Local Section please contact Co-Chair Jennifer Barber-Singh,,  or Co-Chair David Wallace,


Renate Valois for Jennifer Barber-Singh, 2019 Co-Chair
San Diego Section of the American Chemical Society