Purpose: To recognize the volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their Regional Activities.
Nature and Establishment: This award was instituted in 2006 by ACS President E. Ann Nalley as part of her presidential initiative to recognize ACS volunteerism. It was Dr. Nalley’s wish that the award continue in perpetuity at each regional meeting. The award consists of a plaque honoring the recipient with an imbedded medallion commemorating Dr. Nalley.
Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be a member of the American Chemical Society residing in a local section within the region, and will have made significant contributions to their Region of the American Chemical Society. The volunteerism to be recognized may include a variety of activities, including but not limited to the initiation or sponsorship of a singular endeavor or exemplary leadership in the region. Past and present members of the ACS Board of Directors and staff are ineligible for this award.
Selection of Recipient: Nominations will be solicited from individuals, using the channels customary for other awards in the region. The awards committee of the region, or its equivalent, will select the recipient.
Directions: Any individual, except a member of the award selection committee, may nominate or support only one nominee for this award in any given year. Please complete all fields.
Submittal process: Submit each of the following: nomination and support forms, and biographical sketch (or curriculum vitae) to Mary Kay Heidtke.
Mary Kay Heidtke
Magni Industries, Inc.
2771 Hammond Street
Detroit, Michigan 48209-1239
To download a Nomination form click HERE.