The 2015 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed on December 12, 2014 in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting at the New York Hilton Towers & Hotel. Tony O’Lenick (Siltech LLC) accepted the 2014 Presidential Gavel from outgoing President Dawn Burke Colvin (Mary Kay, Inc.). Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories, Inc.) assumed her new position as Vice President and Peter Tsolis (Estee Lauder Companies) as Vice President-Elect. Amy Marshall (ECKART) continued her term as National Secretary and Kelly Dobos (Sun Chemical) began her term as newly-elected National Treasurer.
Serving as Directors for Area I are Senior Director, Joy Welsh (Commonwealth Soap and Toiletries) and newly-elected Director Akshay Talati (Estee Lauder Companies). Area I is comprised of the Connecticut, New England, New York, Long Island and Quebec Chapters. Area II covers the Lake Erie Chapter, Michigan, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Ontario and Saint Louis Chapters. Area II Directors are Senior Director, Perry Romanowski (Element 44 Inc.) and Director, Bart Maxon (Dow Corning Corporation). Area III Directors are Senior Director, Liz Streland (Croda, Inc.) and newly-elected Director Michelle Hines (Mary Kay, Inc.). Area III is comprised of the California, Intermountain West, Southwest and Twin Cities Chapters. Area IV includes the Carolina, Florida, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Chapters. Serving Area IV are Senior Director, Michelle Linscott (Xytrus, Inc.) and Director, Danielle Wheeler (TRI-K Industries, Inc.). Congratulations to all!