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    Public Affairs Award 2016

    Dr. Willie May to Receive the 2016 Chicago Section Public Affairs Award


    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Willie May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology & Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, has been selected to receive the 2016 Chicago Section Public Affairs. Dr. May is an active member of the American Chemical Society with a strong commitment to the Society and our nation. The Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology is a high-ranking official in the United States Department of Commerce and the principal advisor to the United States Secretary of Commerce on the technological development. The Under Secretary is dual hatted as the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology within the Commerce Department. The Under Secretary is appointed by the President of the United States with the consent of the United States Senate to serve at the pleasure of the President. Dr. May will deliver an address at the March 17, 2016 meeting of the Section. Information regarding this meeting can be found at www.chicagoacs.org.

    Mike Koehler