Meeting Minutes 9-10-19

ACS General Body Meeting

10 SEPTEMBER 2019 / 6:00 PM / PSB 160

Executive Board

President: Ji Chang (she/her)

  • Oversees meetings

  • Assigns Special Projects

  • Communicate with OSI and National ACS

  • Creates budget with Treasurer

Vice President: Elli Howard (they/them)

  • KnightConnect

  • Points

  • Fill in positions when board members are not present

  • Marketing

Secretary: Samantha LoPilato (she/her)

  • Run social media and

  • Keep members up to date on events

  • Track meeting minutes and attendance

  • Send emails

Treasurer: Jack Lee (he/him)

  • Fundraising (coats/goggles, shirts, dues) 

  • Managing club finances

  • Organizing national conference

Events Coordinator: Joey DeLoretto (he/him)

  • Organize socials

  • Inform members of events

  • Organize speakers and professional development activities

Outreach Coordinator: Daniel Garcia (he/him)

  • Plan outreach events

  • Organize Volunteer Events

  • Head of events such as Bonding With Bithlo

Tuskawillia STEM Night


  • When: Thursday, September 26th @ 6 PM

  • Where: Tuskawilla Middle School

1801 Tuskawilla Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765

  • Come out and help us conduct some fun science experiments to get future students interested in STEM!

Point System

Why do we have points?

  • Track attendance at meetings and events

  • Earn points to be eligible for 2020 ACS Conference in Philadelphia 


  • Meeting attendance = 1 point

    • Wearing ACS shirt = 1 point

    • Guest Speaker = 10 points

  • Social = 2 pts/hr

  • Volunteer = 3 pts/hr

  • Chemistry Related Volunteer = 5 pts/hr



  • Eligible to vote and run for chair or officer positions

  • Access to KnightConnect to log volunteer hours and sign up for events

  • Opportunity to earn points for Philadelphia


  • $15 for fall semester; $25 for both fall and spring

  • Due by week of October 1st

  • Pay via cash or card (can pay during meetings)

  • Email or talk to Jack if you have questions/concerns


If you are not already a member of National ACS, and you’d like to become one, contact for a sign-up link. 

When you sign up, you’ll get:

  • An element anniversary mugs after every year of membership!

  • The ability to add “National ACS Member” to your resume

  • Access to ACS publications

  • A cool periodic table blanket

Next Meeting!

  • We are making polymer bouncy balls!

Contact Us


Ji Chang

Vice President

Elli Howard


Samantha LoPilato


Jack Lee

Outreach Coordinator

Daniel Garcia

Events Coordinator

Joey Deloretto

Social Media

Facebook Page


Facebook Group

American Chemical Society 






American Chemical Society


Treasurer ACS