Catalyze the Vote!

The Younger Chemists Committee wants to hear your voice in this year's ACS Presidential Election!

Candidates FAQs

Webinar October 4th, 2023 @ 2:00 PM EDT

Meet the President-Elect candidates: Dorothy J. Phillips and Florian Schattenmann
Post questions LIVE on the Town Hall by typing directly to the candidates
Hear the candidates speak about topics relevant to younger chemists including education, career development, science literacy, and more


ACS President-Elect, 2020


ACS President-Elect, 2024

Dorothy J. Phillips

Past Member of ACS Board of Directors from 2014-2022

Florian Schattenmann

Cargill, CTO and VP for Innovation and Research & Development

Previous Years

Previous Years


Mary K. Carroll

Rigoberto Hernandez


Judith Giordan

John Warner


Mary K. Caroll 

Angela K. Wilson


Carol A. Duane

H.N. Cheng


Luis A. Echegoyen

Thomas R. Gilbert


Bonnie A. Charpentier

Willie E. May


Peter K. Dorhout

Thomas R. Gilbert


An initiative launched in 2015 by the Younger Chemists Committee to provide information to all chemists about the candidates to increase voter turnout in the ACS Presidential elections

Wednesday, October 4th 2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)

You must be a current ACS member. Not a member? Join here

Ballots for President-Elect 2023 will be distributed in late September or early October to all ACS members eligible to vote as of August 2023

For information about candidates for other positions, visit the ACS website