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!

ENY ACS Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

The Eastern New York Section will host Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) in Saturday, April 22 at the Armory Field House on the Albany campus of Russell Sage College.  The theme of CCEW this year is “The Chemistry of Amazing Algae”.  If you are interested in participating, either with a demonstration or a poster, please complete the 2023 CCEW Activity Form.  We are also sponsoring an Illustrated Poem Contest for students in grades K-2, 3 -5, 6- 8, and 9- 12.  Here are the contest rules and the contest entry form.  Please let people know with this flyer.

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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.