Committees

Committees allow you to:

  • connect with other chemists and chemical engineers in your geographic area
  • enhance your professional development
  • build leadership skills
  • affect change in your local community through outreach
  • contribute to the public’s understanding of chemistry in your community

Executive Committee

Chair

Jonathan Lockner, Miramar College – (858) 688-8143 – Email / View bio

Chair-Elect

Jennifer Barber-Singh, The Scripps Research Institute – (858) 869-7084 – Email / View bio

Past Chair

Graeme Freestone, Dart NeuroScience LLC – (858) 246-8137 – Email / View bio

Secretary

William Tolley, Seacoast Science, Inc. – (858) 780-0978 – Email / View bio

Treasurer

Graeme Freestone, Dart NeuroScience LLC – (858) 246-8137 – Email / View bio

Councilors

Thomas R. Beattie – (858) 587-1210 – View bio
Hui Cai, WuXi AppTec – (858) 361-8838 – View bio
Desiree Grubisha, Halozyme Therapeutics – (858) 254-5497 – View bio
John Palmer, – (858) 265-9198 – View bio
Ken Poggenburg – (760) 635-2573 – View bio
David Wallace, Wallace Scientific Consulting – (858) 638-1866 – View bio

Alternate Councilors

Paul Bruinsma, Hewlett-Packard Company – (858) 655-8322 – View bio
Surya K. De, Plex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – (858) 337-4961 – View bio
Julann Miller, Waters Corporation – (858) 336-0370 – View bio
John Schindler – (858) 353-3943 – View bio
Jim Shih, Eli Lilly & Co – (858) 274-5875 – View bio
Ben Pratt, Akarna Therapeutics – (858) 945-7893 – Email / View bio

Members-at-Large

James Caldwell, SDSU – (815) 262-9697 – View bio
Ryan Clark, Inception Sciences, Inc. – (858) 774-2095 – View bio
Bill Szabo – (858) 550-0306 – View bio
Joann Um, Southwestern College – (510) 823-8637 – View bio

Standing & Special Committees

Awards Nomination Committee

Valerie Kuck (Co-Chair) – (973) 744-5510
John Schindler (Co-Chair) – (858) 353-3943

ChemExpo

Paul Bruinsma (Chair), Hewlett-Packard Company
Julann Miller, Waters Corporation

Communication Committee

Paul Bruinsma (Chair), Hewlett-Packard Company
Surya K. De, Plex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Desiree Grubisha, Halozyme Therapeutics
Ken Poggenburg
David Wallace, Wallace Scientific Consulting
Renate Valois (Editor)

Distinguished Scientist Awards Nomination Committee

Thomas R. Beattie (Chair) – (858) 587-1210

Education Committee

Haim Weizman (Chair), UCSD
Joann Um (Co-Chair), Southwestern College
Joan Schellinger, USD

EarthFair

Julann Miller, Waters Corporation

Finance Committee

Bill Szabo (Chair)
Tom Beattie
John Schindler – (858) 353-3943

Fundraising Committee

OPEN

Government Affairs Committee

Hui Cai, WuXi AppTec
Ken Poggenburg

Law Committee

Ryan C. Smith (Chair), Duane Morris LLP – (619) 744-2220 – Email

Mad Science Program

Thomas R. Beattie

MedChem Symposium

Ben Pratt (Co-Chair), Akarna Therapeutics – (858) 945-7893
Mark Tichenor (Co-Chair), Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
David Wallace (Co-Chair), Wallace Scientific Consulting

Membership Committee

Jennifer Barber-Singh, The Scripps Research Institute – (858) 869-7084

Nominations Committee

OPEN

Picnic

Jim Shih, Eli Lilly & Co.

Professional Development Committee

Valerie Kuck – (973) 744-5510 – Email

Public Relations Committee

John Schindler

Senior Chemists Committee

Ken Poggenburg (Chair)

Seniors Breakfasts

Thomas R. Beattie

Women Chemists Committee – View Events & More Information

Valerie Kuck – (973) 744-5510 – Email

Younger Chemists Committee – View Events & More Information

OPEN