Chair – Elect:
Jim Blackledge, President, Capella Imaging; Associate Director of Analytical Chemistry, Galera Therapeutics
Service to the Section: n/a
Suzy Hartmann, Associate Director, Biologics Sourcing, MilliporeSigma
Service to the Section: Leadership Development Forum (2014-present)
Henry Rohrs, Assistant Director, Washington University NIGMS Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Research Resource
Service to the Section: Organizer and Chair of Midwest MS Discussion Group (2008-present); Organizer and Chair Biological Mass Spectrometry Symposium – Great Lakes/Midwest Regional Meeting (2011), Secretary (2017)
Jeff Cornelius, Charles Stewart Harding Mott Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chair of Physical Science and Engineering Department, Principia College
Service to the Section: Education Committee Chair (2001-2006); Undergraduate Research Symposium Chair (2000, 2004); Secretary (2007-2009); Chair succession (2010-2012); Director (2013-2016), Treasurer (2017)
Donna G. Friedman, Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley
Service to the Section: Business Manager, Chemical Bond (1983-85, 1999-2017) Treasurer (1986-87) Awards Committee Chair (1988) College Awards Subcommittee Chair (1989-90) Steering Committee Member (1990-93, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2006) Special Event “Proud to be a Chemist” Co-Chair (1991) National Chemistry Week Acting Coordinator (1991) Chair-Elect (1991) Section Chair (1992) Director (1993) Bylaws Committee Chair (1993-94, 2009-11) National Chemistry Week Coordinator (1994) Councilor (1994-2017) Science Fair Subcommittee Chair (1995) Audit Committee Chair (1996-2017) Investment Trustee (1999-2004) Parliamentarian (2002-2005) Distinguished Service Award Recipient (2003) Undergraduate Research Symposium Chair (2005, 2011).
Service to National ACS: Council Committee on Technician Affairs (1991-94, 2006-07) Distinguished Service Award Recipient (2010) Council Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (1994-2000, 2008-2014, Chair, 2014) Council Committee on Membership Affairs (2001-08) District V Councilors Caucus Secretary (1997-2002) Career Consultant (2006-11) ACS Fellow (2012) Society Committee on Budget and Finance (2015) Committee on Committees (2016-17, Secretary-elect, 2017).
Service to Division of Chemical Technicians: Education Committee Chair (1994-96) Bylaw Committee Chair and Parliamentarian (2003-2006) Treasurer (2007-2009).
Lawrence Barton, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Service to the Section: Councilor (1990 – 2016); Bylaw Councilor (2017); Alternate Councilor (1987-89, 1979-81); Chair (1980); Chair-Elect (1979); Section Historian (2000 – present); High School Career Day Organizer (1993-98, 2000); Board of Directors (1993-97, 1981-89, 1977-79); Steering Committee Member (1996-98, 1980-81) Chair of Steering Committee (1979); Midwest Award Jury (1992-03, 1983-89); St. Louis Award Symposium Chair (1980, 1983, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 (co-chair)); Nominations Committee Chair (1979); Continuing Education Committee (1972-74).
Jim O’Brien, Professor of Chemistry, University of Missouri St. Louis
Service to the Section: Program Committee Chair (1997-1999); co-sponsor of Career Day for High School students (2001-present); Midwest Award coordinator (2003-present); Co-chair of the Midwest Regional Meeting (2011); Director (2017).
Keith Stine, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Missouri–Saint Louis
Service to the Section: Director (2010-2017); Advertising Manager Chemical Bond (2014-present); Chair succession (2007–2009); Secretary (2002-2006); Director (2001); Alternate Councilor (1997-1999); Career Day co-organizer (2001-2011); Program Chair, ACS Midwest Regional Meeting (2000, 2011); Project SEED Coordinator at University of Missouri–Saint Louis (2009-2015); Younger Chemists Committee advisor (2008-2013); Fundraising subcommittee chair (2008-2013); Surface Science Discussion Group chair (1993-1999); Materials Chemistry Discussion Group chair (2000); Saint Louis Award chair (1998-2000); Midwest Award chair (1993)
Mikhail Berezin, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in Saint Louis
Service to the Section: Chair, Awards Committee (2015-2017)
John Stephen Taylor, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in Saint Louis
Service to the Section: Coordinator, St. Louis Award (2015-2017). St. Louis Award Winner (1993). Chair & Organizer, Biological Chemistry Section – Midwest Regional ACS Meeting (1990)