Executive Officers

Below is a list of the Executive Officers of the FACSS organization. Each of these individuals is an un-paid volunteered for FACSS who has been duly elected to serve by the FACSS Governing Board.

The Executive Officers roll is to advise the Governing Board on policy, shall study and recommend action on proposals, and shall assume the responsibility for the governance and welfare of the FACSS organization in the interim between Governing Board meetings.

The Governing Board Chairperson runs the Governing Board meetings that are held twice each year, at the SciX conference presented by FACSS and at the Pittcon meeting.

The past Governing Board chairpersons bring their experience to the meetings and help guide FACSS through the years of their term, which is seven years including their year as chair elect, chairperson of the board, and in past chairperson roles.

Contact information for these individuals can be found in the details below.

  • Christopher Palmer - 2020 and 2021 Governing Board Chair 
  • Mike Carrabba - 2022 and 2023 Governing Board Chair Elect
  • Fred LaPlant -  2018 and 2019 Governing Board Chair
  • Steve Ray - 2016 and 2017 Governing Board Chair
  • Glen Jackson - Secretary (2017 - 2019)
  • Ian Lewis - Treasurer (2019 - 2021)
  • Karen Esmonde-White - Marketing Chair (2020- 2023)
  • John Wasylyk - Marketing Chair (2013-2019)

Christopher Palmer, University of Montana

FACSS Governing Board Chair Elect 2020 and 2021

University of Montana

Chemistry Department

32 Campus Drive

Missoula, MT 59812

Email: christopher.palmer@umontana.edu

Mike Carrabba, Droplet Measurement Technologies

FACSS Governing Board Chair Elect 2022 and 2023

Email: mcarrabba@rrslabs.com

Fred LaPlant, 3M Corporate Research Analytical Laboratory

Governing Board Chair 2018 and 2019

3M Corporate Research Analytical Laboratory

3M Center, 201-B-S-07

Maplewood, MN 55144

Email: flaplant@mmm.com 

Steven Ray, SUNY Buffalo

Governing Board Chair 2016 and 2017

410 Natural Sciences Complex

Department of Chemistry

State University of New York at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY 14260

Email: SJRAY2@buffalo.edu

Glen Jackson, West Virginia University

Secretary 2017-2020

West Virginia University

308 Oglebay Hall

Morgantown, WV 26506

E-mail: glen.jackson@mail.wvu.edu

Ian Lewis, Kaiser Optical Systems

Treasurer 2019 - 2021

Kaiser Optical Systems

371 Parkland Plaza

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

E-mail: ian.lewis@endress.com

FACSS International Office: facss@facss.org


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