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.


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News and Events

Congratulations 2023 E. Ann Nalley Award 

On April 24, it was announced that Warren Hull has been chosen to be the 2023 Northeast Region E. Ann Nalley Volunteer Service To The American Chemical Society Award winner.  Warren has served as a Councillor for our section for many years.  Please offer Warren your congratulations!

Join the ENY ACS Women’s Chemistry Committee

  The Women Chemists Committee is looking for volunteers to join the committee and support future WCC events. If you would like to participate on the committee send an email to the WCC Chair, Colleen Connelly, at connellc@union.edu.

Congratulations to Marina Petrukhina

Eastern New York local section member Marina Petrukhina of U Albany is in the 2023 class of ACS Fellows (one of 42 ACS members to be recognized this year).  For those attending the Fall ACS Meeting in San Francisco, the ACS Fellows Induction Ceremony will be Monday, August 14, at 2:00 PM in the Grand Ballroom B of the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, followed by a reception at 3:00 in the same location.

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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.