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Government Relations
Our Mission
In collaboration with the ACS External Affairs and Communications Office we advocate for :
  • Innovation through Research and Technology
  • Science Education and Workforce
  • Sustainability and the Environment
  • Science in Public Policy

Volunteer Opportunities
Committee Membership is open to all those members of the Northeastern Section who wish to participate in the section’s government policy related activities: congressional visits, participation in the Act4Chemistry network, local town halls, or other policy-related activities.¬† Interested members may contact the Committee Chair, and are encouraged to become familiar with ACS policy positions and advocacy tools. www.acs.org/content/acs/en/policy.html

Who are we?
   
  Dr. Doris I. Lewis, Chair
  dorisilewis@gmail.com
   
 

Fiscal Year 2018 Science Budget Request
Find out what President Trump’s 2018 budget request could mean for science. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/policy/federal-budget-for-science.html

Act4Chemistry Legislative Action Network
What is Act4Chemistry?
  • ACS’ legislative network with 15,000+ members.
  • Suite of tools and programs that provides support to individual members, local sections, state committees, and other groups.
  • An easy way to advocate for chemistry and takes only minutes to join!
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/policy/memberadvocacy/aboutact4chemistry.html

ACS Public Policy Fellowships
ACS has two types of Public Policy Fellowship programs: the Science Policy Fellowship and the Congressional Fellowship. ¬†Please see Fellowship Programs for more information.