For over 35+ years Val has been active in the Society at the national, regional, and local levels.
Supporting Our Members
Val urged Chemical Abstracts Service and the Publication's Division to collaborate in developing new and better services for our members. Several new efforts were just launched.
Finding a Home in Our Society
Val pushed for expanding the ways that the Society reaches out to graduate students and post-docs.
Reaching Out to the Community
Hearing About the Latest Scientific Breakthroughs
Due to Val's efforts, SciFinder is now available free of charge to the recently unemployed.
Val has been a strong supporter of Presentations on Demand that allows individuals to hear the talks presented at national meetings.
Increasing Member Involvement
Val is working to increase the nomination and selection of individuals from groups that are currently under-represented in ACS national awards.
She has sought to increase the diversity on national committees, in local section leadership, and on the slates for President-Elect and the Board of Directors.
Val help to develop the protocol for implementing electronic balloting: making it easier for more members to participate in elections.
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