Call for Nominations: CSW Chemical Ambassadors Award – Deadline Extended!

Contributed by John Malin and Darryl Boyd, CSW Committee on Public Relations

The nomination deadline for the CSW Chemical Ambassadors Award has been extended to December 31, 2017.  This award will honor a CSW member whom also serves as an ACS Chemistry Ambassador. Qualifications for nomination are broad in scope, including (but not limited to) working with grade school science students, judging science fairs, explaining a scientific concept to the general public, working with Congress on scientific matters, publishing a science article or blog, or giving science-related interviews on radio or TV. A written nomination should include a description of the accomplishments on which the nomination is based. Additional documentation that includes seconding letters and the nominee’s CV are welcome. The awardee will receive a plaque and special recognition from the CSW chapter of ACS at a future CSW meeting (date TBD). Nominations and questions concerning the award should be submitted electronically to John Malin ( or Darryl Boyd ( from the CSW Committee on Public Relations.