The Central Arizona Section of American Chemical Society (ACS) is a local network of professionals and students affiliated with the ACS based in the central region of Arizona. The section was founded in 1961 and supports Maricopa, Gila, Coconino, and Yavapai counties, the Phoenix metro area, and Flagstaff. Our mission is to promote the advancement of chemistry in central Arizona through education, outreach, and networking opportunities. Our vision is to be the leading resource for the chemical sciences in our region, fostering collaboration and innovation among our members.
The American Chemical Society
Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, we are one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 173,000 individuals in our global community across 140 countries. Our mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. Our vision is to improve all people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.