North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

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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 around 7:00 PM.


Next Executive Committee Meeting

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Date:   Monday, Jan 23
Times 7:00 — Executive Committee Meeting:  (Virtual)

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2023 Executive Committee

Chair (2023)

Dr. Justyna Sikorska Merck & Co., Inc. 2015 Galloping Hill Rd Kenilworth, NJ 07033 Tel: 908-740-2867

Chair Elect (2024)

Dr. Sandra Keyser  Rocket Pharmaceuticals 9 Cedarbrook Dr Cranbury, NJ

Past Chair (2022)

Dr. Qi Gao Merck & Co., Inc. 126 E Lincoln Ave Rahway, NJ 07065 Tel:

Secretary (2021-2023)

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

Treasurer (2022-2024)

Dr. Miriam Gulotta University Lecturer Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 07102 (973) 596-2943 Cell: 201-414-3819

No. Jersey Section Office

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

Councilors (Elected)


Monica Sekharan Diane Krone Robert Menger Michael Peddicord (2022 only)


Miriam Gulotta Yalan Xing Lynda Box


Bettyann Howson Mohammad Elshaer Michael Peddicord


Kathleen Gilbert


Alan Cooper Amanda Peterson Mann Cecilia Marzabadi

Alternates Steven Silverman Jasmine Lu Justyna Sikorska

Other Contacts

Awards Committee Chair

Diane Krone

Website & Planning Committee Chair

Web Master Paul Tukey Alan Cooper Cooper MedChem Consulting, LLC

Communications Chair

Kathleen Gilbert

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 Monday, May 22, 2023.

Join us as we honor our volunteers and honor student

Date:::::::::: Monday, May 22, 2023
Times:::::::: 5:30 PM – Presentation of Certificates & Awards to 50, 60 and 70 year members
::::::::::::::::: 6:00 PM – Dinner
::::::::::::::::: 7:00 PM – Presentation of Awards volunteers & students
Place::::::::: Fairleigh Dickinson University
::::::::::::::::: College at Florham, Lenfell Hall in The Mansion
::::::::::::::::: Madison, NJ


Directions to campus and a campus map can be found at


Call (973)822-2575 or e-mail

50-Year Members

  • Mr Andrew B Auerbach
  • Mr Edgar C Baker
  • Mr Howard S Baker
  • Ms Trean Korbelak Blumenthal
  • Ms Howching Karen Chan
  • Dr Ismael Colon
  • Dr Alan Bruce Cooper
  • Dr Thomas Gerard Cullen
  • Dr Raymond Cvetovich
  • Dr Anneli Mirja De Paolis
  • Mr Charles M Delaney
  • Dr Allan B Furtek
  • Mr Joseph J Gregg
  • Mr Vincent P Gullo
  • Mr William K Hagmann
  • Mr James Francis Hains
  • Mr Stephen Alan Jacobs
  • Dr Gregory J Kaczorowski
  • Dr Bruce A Kaduk
  • Mr Kenneth J Kaufmann
  • Ms Lakshmi Khemani
  • Dr Walter Averill Korfmacher
  • Dr Hung Van Le
  • Mr Lawrence Joseph Lepore
  • Mr Louis M Maresca
  • Mr Bert Minerley II
  • Dr Henry J Mortko
  • Mr Carl A Perini
  • Dr Daniel George Phillips
  • Mr Robert M Pricone
  • Dr Donald Prentice Satchell Jr
  • Mr Arpad Savoly
  • Dr Irene Sawchyn
  • Dr Dalbir Singh Sethi
  • Dr Ali Uddin Shaikh
  • Dr Jerauld S Skotnicki
  • Dr John Joseph Tegeler
  • Mr Paul Daniel Tyma
  • Mr Robert John Winchurch
  • Mr Bernard Zimmerman

60-Year Members

  • Mr Joseph L Bach
  • Dr Raouf Botros
  • Dr Albert C Chen
  • Mr Robert Dworkin
  • Dr Gary J Gerardi
  • Mr William S Gilman
  • Mr John Hodgkiss
  • Dr Lester L Maravetz
  • Dr John J Rose
  • Mr Leo F Ryan
  • Mr Anthony Scerbo
  • Dr Leonard N Schoenberg
  • Mr Girish Chandulal Shah
  • Mr Peter Michael Swist
  • Dr Deger Tunc
  • Dr David G Vickroy
  • Mr Stanley Frank Wanat
  • Mr Jay Weinstein

70-Year Members

  • Dr Robert Leo Augustine
  • Ms Elizabeth Anne Bellamy
  • Dr Alfred Christian Glatz
  • Dr George Mortimer Kramer
  • Dr Nicholas George Lordi
  • Dr Walter Thomas Reichle
    • Mr Avery Rosegay
    • Dr Edwin A Schmall
    • Dr George Joseph Schmitt
    • Dr Arthur Leroy Squares
    • Mr Arthur Montgomery Thomas Jr
    • Mr Thomas Joseph Welsh Jr