Three Year Cycle

This is a rough outline of the things that happen during the Chair’s three year cycle of chair-elect, chair, and immediate-past chair.  This schedule should give those interested in section leadership an idea of what to expect and what is expected.

Year of Chair-Elect Official Title Every Month Some Important Deadlines traditional Program
January Chair-Elect

Board of Directors
Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Chair-Elect’s training Conference program chair’s option
February Executive Committee Meeting
1st Wednesday
program chair’s option
March Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday HS Chemistry Olympiad
April Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Tolman Award Dinner
May Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Educational Awards Dinner
June/July no meetings
August Begin Program Chair Sept SCALACS program 50 Year Lunch
September Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Oct SCALACS program program chair’s option/NCW
October Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Nov/Dec SCALACS program Service Award
November Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday 1999 Budget Approval @ Board Meeting prgrm chr’s option
December Jan/Feb SCALACS program and Chair’s mssg due December 1;Appoint next year’s Committee
Chairs; January EC meeting agenda/annoucement due 15th of month
no meetings
Year of the Chair Official Title Every Month Some Important Deadlines traditional Program
January Chair

Board of Directors
Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday February EC meeting agenda/announcment due 15th of month program chair’s option
February Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Mar SCALACS program and chair’s mssg (1st); March EC meeting agenda/announcement (15th) program chair’s option
March Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Apr SCALACS program and Chair’s mssg (1st); Apr EC agenda/announcement (15th) HS Chemistry Olympiad
April Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday May SCALACS program and Chair’s mssg (1st); May EC meeting agenda/announcement (15th) Tolman Award Dinner
May Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Educational Awards Dinner
June/July no meetings
August End Program Chair Sep SCALACS Chair’s mssg no meetings
September Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Oct SCALACS Chair’s mssg program chair’s option/NCW
October Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Nov/Dec SCALACS Chair’s mssg Service Award
November Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Next Years’s Budget Approval @ Board Meeting prgrm chr’s option
December no meetings
Year of Immediate
Past Chair
Official Title Every Month Some Important Deadlines traditional Program
January Immediate-Past-Chair

Internal Affairs Chair


Board of Directors

Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday program chair’s option
February Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Previous
Yr Annual Report due at Ntl HQ
program chair’s option
March Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday HS Chemistry Olympiad
April Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Tolman Award Dinner
May Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Educational Awards Dinner
June/July no meetings
August no meetings
September Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday 50 Year Lunch
October Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Service Award/NCW
November Executive Committee Meeting 1st Wednesday Next Yr Budget Approval @ Board Meeting prgrm chr’s option
December no meetings
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