North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Executive Committee

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Executive Committee Meetings

Section officers, councilors, committee chairs, topical group chairs, and section event organizers meet regularly at the Executive Committee Meeting to discuss topics of importance to running the section and representing the membership. All ACS members are welcome to attend these meetings and to become more involved in section activities. Meetings generally take place the last Monday of each month at 6:00 PM.


Next Executive Committee Meeting

When and where:

Date: Monday, January 22
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Place: Executive Committee
Rutgers Univ, Busch Campus
Wright Rieman Labs, Room 231
610 Taylor Road
PiscatawayNJ 08854
Pizza will be served (cost $5)

Annual Reports, Brochures, Bylaws, Documents


2018 Executive Committee

Chair (2018)

Dr. Miriam Gulotta
Dept. of Chem. & Env. Sci.
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102
m: (201) 414-3819
h: (973) 345-7111

Chair Elect (2018)

Dr. Amjad Ali
Merck Research Laboratories
2000 Galloping Hill Rd
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
(908) 740-3407

Past Chair (2017)

Dr. Landon Greene
(734) 657-2305

Secretary (2018-2020)

Bettyann Howson
49 Pippins Way
Morris Township, NJ 07960
h: (973) 822-2575

Treasurer (2017-2019)

Jackie Erickson
33 Ronald Road
Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
(973) 713-8303

No. Jersey Section Office

Bettyann Howson
49 Pippins Way
Morris Township NJ 07960
(973) 822-2575

Councilors (Elected)


Monica Sekharan
Diane Krone
Michael Miller
Stan Hall


Cecilia Marzabadi
Susan Fahrenholtz
John Piwinski
Ron Kong
Landon Greene
Ray Baylouny
Thomas Riley


Jeannette Brown
Les McQuire
Bettyann Howson
Mirlanda Biba


Jasmine Lu
Amjad Ali
Bill Suits


Alan Cooper
Jackie Erickson
Amanda Peterson Mann


Tomeka Saxon Thompson
Steven Silverman
Mohammed Elshaer
Jonathan Ho

Other Contacts

Awards Committee Chair

Dr. Les McQuire
ACS North Jersey Section Awards Chair
17 Crown Drive,
Warren NJ 07059

Website & Planning Committee Chair

Alan Cooper
Cooper MedChem Consulting, LLC

Publicity Chair

Jeannette Brown
Hillsborough, NJ 08844.
Tel: 908-239-1515
Fax: 908-874-6177


Congratulations are in order to the members of the North Jersey Section who have reached 50, 60 and 70 years of service! We will honor and thank them for their service at the section’s Award Banquet on May 22, 2017.

Join us as we honor our volunteers and honor student

Date::::::: Monday, May 22, 2017
Times:::::: 4:30 PM Social
:::::::::::::::: 5:30 PM Dinner and Presentation of Certificates and Awards
Place::::::: Fairleigh Dickinson University
:::::::::::::::: College at Florham, Lenfell Hall in The Mansion
:::::::::::::::: Madison, NJ
Cost:::::::: $35.00 (payable at the door)
Register:: [ here ]


Directions to campus and a campus map can be found at


Please make your reservation at our website, by Friday, May 12, 2017


Call (973)822-2575 or e-mail

50-Year Members

  • Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad
  • Dr. Ronald Wayne Britt
  • Mr. Arthur M. Chagares
  • Dr. Yao Ming Cheng
  • Dr. Eui Won Choe
  • Dr. Barrington Cross
  • Mr. James P. Dillon
  • Mr. Ralph William Eberly, Jr
  • Dr. C. Anderson Evans
  • Dr. Seymour Grey
  • Dr. Fu Chih Huang
  • Dr. John Leonard Isidor
  • Dr. Sury Iyer
  • Dr. Rudolph Kassinger
  • Dr. William David Kwalwasser
  • Mr. Alan Bart Levy
  • Mr. Pradeep Madan
  • Dr. Thomas Anton Maldacker
  • Mr. William Louis Mandella
  • Dr. F. Wyman Morgan
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Morrison
  • Dr. Bernard Ray Neustadt
  • Mr. Ralph Harry Obenauf, Jr
  • Prof. Ramesh C. Pandey
  • Dr. Angelo Joseph Perna
  • Dr. Michael A. Pesce
  • Mr. Stephen Barrett Shear
  • Dr. Peter Shubiak
  • Mr. Roger Grant Smith
  • Dr. Chalapathi Rao Surapaneni
  • Dr. Michael Dennis Swerdloff
  • Dr. Reginald Percy T. Tomkins
  • Mr. Arthur A. Tracton
  • Dr. Joan S. Tscherne
  • Dr. Constantine Tsonopoulos
  • Mrs. Linda A. Vag
  • Dr. Isidoros Vlattas
  • Dr. Richard Hsu Shien Wang

60-Year Members

  • Dr. Robert Barnes
  • Mr. Lester I. Barsky
  • Dr. William Bartok
  • Mr. William F. Beach
  • Mr. Abe Berger
  • Dr. Gilbert W. Burton
  • Mr. Radko C. Chudacek
  • Mr. Jerome M. Cinnamon
  • Mr. Frank J. Dzierzanowski
  • Mr. Terry Gerstein
  • Mr. Floyd T. Kalish
  • Dr. John Kazan
  • Mr. T. Robert Luisi
  • Dr. Jerome B. Marks
  • Mr. Michael J. Martell
  • Dr. Louis R. Matlack
  • Mr. Raymond J. Mucci
  • Mr. K. Muller
  • Dr. Orest Popovych
  • Mr. Fred Louis Schmitt
  • Dr. John P. Sibilia
  • Mr. John S. Smith
  • Dr. Barry L. Tarmy
  • Dr. Thomas J. Wallace
  • Mr. Aaron J. Zale

70-Year Members

  • Mr. Eugene Balzer
  • Mr. William Joseph Leanza
  • Dr. Jerry Peter Milionis
  • Dr. Robert Jules Perkel
  • Dr. Eric Jacob Simon