Awards - Chair, Lorena Tribe, Penn State Berks
Outstanding Senior Award - Pamela Kistler, Muhlenberg College
Organic Chemistry Scholarship - John Freeman, East Stroudsburg University
Foundations in Chemistry Award - William Miles, Lafayette College
Education - Audrey Smeltzer-Schwab, Muhlenberg High School
Chemical Safety - Lee Silverberg, Penn State Lehigh
Chemistry Olympiad - Elaine Gannon, Muhlenberg College
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day - Lindsey Welch, Cedar Crest College
Membership - Katie Amaral, Penn State Berks
Minority Affairs - Celia Williams, Avantor Performance Materials, Inc.
National Chemistry Week - Lindsey Welch, Cedar Crest College
Newsletter Editor - Michelle Jones-Wilson, East Stroudsburg University
Women Chemists Committee - Sherri Young, Muhlenberg College
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Employment/Career Assistance - Plans and implements activities to provide members with access to career assistance, direct contact with employers, and information on employment data, trends and issues to aid in career decision making.
Mentoring - Develops programs and activities to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in local section activities.
Professional Relations - Plans and implements activities related to the members' employer/employee relationships, such as job-seeking assistance and layoff investigations.
Project SEED - Designs local activities to aid disadvantaged students.
Public (Government) Affairs - Develops assurances for scientific and technical input into local public policy considerations involving chemistry, including matters related to the environment, energy, health, education, and research funding.
Retired Chemists - Survey retired chemists to determine how they, as a group, can provide special services to the section such as judging science fairs, hosting tour speakers, volunteering for weekday events during National Chemistry Week, mentoring younger chemists.
Younger Chemists - Identifies the needs and concerns of younger chemists and develop programs responsive to their needs; facilitates professional networking among younger chemists.