ACS E. Ann Nalley Northwest Regional Award

for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society


ACS Northwest Region.  This award was instituted in 2006 by ACS Past President E. Ann Nalley as part of her presidential initiative to recognize ACS volunteerism.


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.


The award will be presented at the 2018 ACS Regional Meeting (NORM 2018), which will be held June 24-27, 2018 at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington. The ACS Northwest Region Award consists of an ACS plaque with medallion, registration to NORM 2018, and reasonable travel expenses to the meeting.


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. The NORM 2018 Awards committee will select the recipient.


The nomination deadline is April 30, 2018.


Please use this nomination form (Word doc) and follow the instructions to submit a complete package.

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Previous Winners

2016—James O. Currie, Jr., Portland

2015—Richard Nafshun, Oregon State University, Oregon

2014—Janet L. Bryant, PNNL, Richland

2013—Martha G.K. Dibblee, Portland

2012—Henry Charlier, Jr., Snake River

2011—Thomas G. Dunne, Portland

2010—Richard Hermens, Eastern Oregon University (retired), Richland

2009—David Munch, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle

2008—Timothy Hubler, PNNL, Richland

2007—Nicholas Natale, Montana

2006—Jane Crosby, Inland Northwest

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Nalley

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Nalley received a PhD from Texas Woman’s University in 1975 and has spent her career on the chemistry faculty of Cameron University in Oklahoma. She served as President of the American Chemical Society in 2006.