We’re delighted to announce the 2017 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories, Inc.) has bestowed the Presidential Gavel to incoming President Peter Tsolis (The Estée Lauder Companies). Assuming his new position as Vice President is Perry Romanowski (Element 44 Inc.). Kelly Dobos (Sun Chemical) is the Society’s new incoming Vice President-Elect. Dawn Thiel (Beraca) continues her term as National Secretary and Liz Streland (Croda, Inc.) will assume responsibilities of National Treasurer.
Continuing to serve as Directors for Area I are Akshay Talati (Murad) and Craig Ford (AMCOL Health and Beauty Solutions). Area I is comprised of the Connecticut, New England, New York, Long Island and Quebec Chapters. Area II covers the Lake Erie, Michigan, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Ontario and Saint Louis Chapters. Area II Directors are Christopher Heisig (Monsanto) and newly elected Director Yulia Park (Amway). Area III Directors are Michelle Hines (Mary Kay, Inc.) and newly elected Karen Chun (Symrise, Inc.). Area III is comprised of the California, Intermountain West, Southwest and Twin Cities Chapters. Finally, serving as Area IV Directors are Stanley Milstein (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and newly-elected Dennis Abbeduto (Colonial Chemical, Inc.). Area IV includes the Carolina, Florida, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Chapters.
Congratulations to all!