Dallas-Fort Worth Local Section

Officers: Executive Committee & Committee Chairs


Chair 2019

Dr. Denise Merkle 

Chair-Elect 2019

Position Open! Volunteer to serve your local Section! 

Past Chair (Chair 2018)

Kirby Drake, Esq 

Secretary (2018-2019)
Amanda Dark, M.S.

Treasurer (2019-2020)
Prof. Martha Gilchrist 

Councilor (2018-2020)
Dr. Mary Anderson

Councilor (2017-2019)
Dr. Linda Schultz
Councilor (2019-2021)
Dr. E. Thomas Strom 

Councilor (2019-2021)
Dr. Jason McAfee

Alternate Councilor (2018-2020)
Dr. Ed Donnay
Alternate Councilor (2017-2019)
Dr. Daniela Hutanu

Alternate Councilor (2019-2021)
Dr. Michael Bigwood

Alternate Councilor (2019-2021)
Dr. John McIlroy



2019 Awards Committee Chair
Sean O'Brien, sobrien@ti.com

2018 Awards Committee Chair
Stephen Starnes, Stephen.Starnes@tamuc.edu  

2017 Awards Committee Chair
Moji Bonakdar, mojibonakdar@yahoo.com  

2016 Awards Committee Chair
Sean O'Brien, sobrien@ti.com

Climate Science Activities Coordinator
Dr. Bob Landolt, rlandolt@txwes.edu

National Chemistry Week
Kayla Green, kayla.green@tcu.edu, Public Outreach

, Poetry Contest
Southwest Retort

Chemistry Olympiad
Dr. Kathleen Holley, kkholley@yahoo.com

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