Executive Committee

Officers

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DOC Executive Committee Member: Angie Angeles Photo
Dr. Angie R. Angeles ‐ Chair 2024
Head of Process Chemistry
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, San Diego
DOC Executive Committee Member: Amy Howell Photo
Dr. Amy Howell ‐ Chair-Elect 2024
Professor
University of Connecticut
Department of Chemistry
DOC Executive Committee Member: Katherine Maloney Photo
Dr. Katherine N. Maloney ‐ Past Chair 2024
Professor
Point Loma Nazarene University
Department of Chemistry
DOC Executive Committee Member: Joe Ward Photo
Dr. Joseph S. Ward III ‐ Treasurer 2024-2027
Instructional Laboratory Services Manager
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan
DOC Executive Committee Member: Richard Broene Photo
Dr. Richard Broene ‐ Secretary 2024-2027
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Bowdoin College
DOC Executive Committee Member: Emily McLaughlin Photo
Dr. Emily C. McLaughlin ‐ Program Chair 2023-2024
Associate Dean of the College & Associate Professor
Bard College
DOC Executive Committee Member: Scott Bagley Photo
Scott Bagley ‐ Program Chair Elect 2023-2024
Sr. Principal Scientist
Pfizer Medicine Design
DOC Executive Committee Member: Steven Silverman Photo
Dr. Steven Silverman ‐ Past Program Chair 2023-2024
Principal Scientist, Process Research and Development
Merck Research Laboratories

National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) Officer

DOC Executive Committee Member: Edward Fenlon Photo
Dr. Edward E. Fenlon ‐ NOS Chair 2025
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Franklin & Marshall College

Councilors

DOC Executive Committee Member: Hue Davies Photo
Dr. Huw Davies ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Chemistry Building
Department of Chemistry
Emory University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Lisa A. Marcaurelle Photo
Dr. Lisa A. Marcaurelle ‐ Term of office 2022-2024
Executive Director, GSK Senior Fellow
Head of Encoded Technologies
GlaxoSmithKline
DOC Executive Committee Member: Steven Silverman Photo
Dr. Steven Silverman ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Principal Scientist, Process Research and Development
Merck Research Laboratories
DOC Executive Committee Member: Elizabeth Swift Photo
Dr. Elizabeth Swift ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Senior Scientist
Discovery Process Research
Janssen

Alternate Councilors

DOC Executive Committee Member: Monica Marie Arroyo Photo
Dr. Monica Marie Arroyo ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
President, Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 336
Member, ACS Committee on Local Section Activities
Professor of Chemistry
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
DOC Executive Committee Member: Scott Gilbertson Photo
Dr. Scott Gilbertson ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
M.D. Anderson Professor
Department Associate Chair
Department of Chemistry
University of Houston
DOC Executive Committee Member: Alex Grenning Photo
Alex Grenning ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Professor Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
DOC Executive Committee Member: Stefan Koenig Photo
Dr. Stefan G. Koenig ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
Small Molecule Process Chemistry
Genentech Research & Early Development (gRED)

Members-at-Large

DOC Executive Committee Member: Leila Abrous Photo
Leila Abrous ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Lecturer
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University San Marcos
DOC Executive Committee Member: Katelyn Billings Photo
Dr. Katelyn Billings ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
Director, Discovery Chemistry
Relay Therapeutics
DOC Executive Committee Member: Mingji Dai Photo
Mingji Dai ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Professor
Department of Chemistry Emory University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Karen Draths Photo
Dr. Karen Draths ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Aleksandra Holownia Photo
Aleksandra Holownia ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Senior Scientist
AbbVie
DOC Executive Committee Member: Jessica Hoover Photo
Dr. Jessica Hoover ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
DOC Executive Committee Member: André K Isaacs Photo
Dr. André K Isaacs ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
College of the Holy Cross
DOC Executive Committee Member: Vanessa Marx Photo
Dr. Vanessa M. Marx ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Principal Scientist II Global Discovery Chemistry
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
DOC Executive Committee Member: Andy Mcnally Photo
Andy McNally ‐ Term of Office 2024-2026
Professor Department of Chemistry
Colorado State University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Michael Pirrung Photo
Dr. Michael Pirrung ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
University of California ‐ Riverside
Professor of Pharmaceutical Science

University of California ‐ Irvine
DOC Executive Committee Member: Daisy Vargas Photo
Dr. Daisy Rosas Vargas ‐ Term of Office 2022-2024
Science Educator and Communicator
DOC Executive Committee Member: Daniel J. Weix  Photo
Dr. Daniel J. Weix ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Wayland E. Noland Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
DOC Executive Committee Member: Steven Wisniewski Photo
Dr. Steven Wisniewski ‐ Term of Office 2023-2025
Associate Director, Chemical Process Development
Bristol Myers Squibb

Ex-Officio Members*

Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) Liaisons

DOC Executive Committee Member: Stefan Koenig Photo
Dr. Stefan G. Koenig
Small Molecule Process Chemistry
Genentech Research & Early Development (gRED)
DOC Executive Committee Member: Leila Abrous Photo
Leila Abrous
Lecturer
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University San Marcos
Dr. Elizabeth Swift
Senior Scientist Discovery Process Research Janssen

Graduate Research Symposium (GRS) Organizers

Angie Angeles Photo
Dr. Angie R. Angeles
Head of Process Chemistry Vertex Pharmaceuticals, San Diego
DOC Executive Committee Member: Andy Evans Photo
Dr. P. Andrew Evans
Alfred R. Bader Chair in Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Queen’s University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Brett P. Fors Photo
Dr. Brett P. Fors
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cornell University

Regional Meeting Liaison

DOC Executive Committee Member: Frank Davis Photo
Dr. Franklin A. Davis
Temple University
Department of Chemistry

Undergraduate Award Program Director

DOC Executive Committee Member: Nancy Mills Photo
Dr. Nancy Mills
Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemistry Trinity University

Web / Technology Team

DOC Executive Committee Member: Joe Ward Photo
Dr. Joseph S. Ward III
Instructional Laboratory Services Manager
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan
DOC Executive Committee Member: Brian J. Myers Photo
Dr. Brian J. Myers
Professor Department of Chemistry
Ohio Northern University
DOC Executive Committee Member: Khoi Van Photo
Dr. Khoi Van
Photo of Andrew Philip Freiburger
Andrew Philip Freiburger
Computational Scientist I Argonne National Laboratory

*Ex-officio members may also hold elected positions

Division Officers

A historical list of all the Division’s Officers since 1925 is available as a
MS Excel File .