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


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News and Events


February Meeting – Teacher Recognition and Beer Tasting

On February 15 we will be honoring our local High School chemistry teachers.  This will be combined with our annual beer tasting event, to be held at Rare Form Brewery in Troy.  See the Events Calendar for details.

ENY ACS 2022 Election Results

The results of the December 2022 ENY ACS election were as follows: Chair-elect: Ellen Robertson Councilor: Tina Ovitt Alternate Councilor: Joanne D. Kehlbeck



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Events and Webinars

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.