Eastern New York Section

We are a local section of the American Chemical Society located in the Capital District of New York State, which includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Springs. Our organization promotes public awareness of chemistry by involvement in outreach programs in our community, and works with students to encourage an interest in the chemical sciences.


Recent news for members and interested people


Listings of upcoming meetings and events


Pictures from recent meetings and events

News and Events

Upcoming Events, Pictures from Recent Events, Employment Opportunities

WCC Craft Night

National Chemistry Week Poetry Contest

Here are the poems that were entered in our Poetry contest as
part of National Chemistry Week at the New York State Museum in October

Grades 3 – 5 entries

Grades 6 – 8 entries

Grades 9 – 12 entries

ENY ACS Elections for 2020

Online and paper votes were tallied at our November meeting; the winners are Steve Tysoe (Chair); Peter Dinolfo (Chair-Elect); Harry Garber (Secretary); Peter Bonitatibus (Treasurer); Mary Carroll (Councilor); Tina Ovitt (Alternate Councilor).  Thank you all for your participation!

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Events and Webinars

Recent Photos

Our People

Our Officers

Officers for the Eastern New York Section of the ACS are elected annually in October/November.  Our officers are responsible for the administration of the local section

Our Councillors

Our Councillors serve as the liaisons between the Eastern New York section and the national ACS.  Our Councillors serve a three year term.

Our Committee Chairs

Committee chairmanship is open to any and all interested members of the Eastern New York Section

Our Members

The Eastern New York section of the American Chemical Society has over 900 listed members.