WCC February Meeting

Saturday Feb.7,2015

January Section Mtg announcement-Cal ACS Taus meeting 

Janurary 2015 Vortex


2015 Section Meetings

January 21, 2015 David Taus with EnCorps STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Teacher Program speaking on the topic, Developing the STEM Teacher Pipeline


February 23, 2015 Professro Stanley Prusiner, UCSF, (1997 Nobel Laureate in Medicine for his work and discovories on Prions. Topic and location TBD.

March 10, 2015 Daniel Erlanson, Carmot Therapeutics, Topic, Starting a Biotech in the mist of the Great Recession, Time & location TBD.


January 28 Science Cafe

Analytical Position Open

California Section election results

Chair-elect Lou Rigali

Secretary Michael Cheng

Director Bryan Balazs

Member-at-Large Nikki Davis, Linda Wraxall, and Neal Byington

Councilor Sheila Kanodia, Alex Madonik, and Mark Frishberg

Alternate Councilor Neal Byington and Michael Cheng


Solano IMG_4263_Charlie_Lee_Mark_270dpi-1Solano Stroll


Section Councillors’ report fall 2014


California Section Councilors’ Report August 2014

The report from the Section’s Councilors provides some insight to National ACS governance.


ChemLuminary Award Winner for Outstanding Performance

by a Local Section (Very Large Size) for 2013!IMG_1132_Rudd_Frishberg_Yokoyama_Wu final

Mark Frishberg, Chair and Wally Yokoyama, Past Chair, accept the Award

from Martin Rudd, LSAC Chair and Marinda Wu, ACS Past President.



Please check the nomination forms for Educational Awards, Lloyd Ryland  Award for Teachers, and the Chemistry Olympiad nominations


Visit the Section Webstore

Roughly 25-30% of every dollar generated from sales will go directly to the section to be applied to various outreach programs that the section supports. Information on some of these programs is listed under the program tab on the CALACS website. If you are interested in supporting programs with a contribution or grant, please contact our office at calacs.org or (510) 351-9922.


We encourage all Members of the Section to the monthly business meeting (EXCOMM). Join your colleges and fellow members in helping  the Section  meet its stated mission.

Use this site to locate Events like Science Cafe and the programs at the  Women Chemist , Younger Chemists, and many of our other outreach programs  listed under Committees found under the About US  tab .  We always welcome  the help of  our Members.

You can also find information about our Section monthly meetings here or under the Events tab. Also Check the What’s New tab. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.