The officers of the section shall be elected for one year terms, beginning on January 1. The officers shall be Chair, Chair-Elect, and Secretary-Treasurer. The Chair-Elect shall automatically become Chair at the end of that term in office.
Councilors and Alternate Councilors shall be elected for three year terms.
Chair: Bikram Subedi, PhD – Murray State University
Chair-Elect:Kevin Miller, PhD – Murray State University
Secretary-Treasurer: Genessa Smith, PhD – University of Tennessee at Martin
Past Chair: Kevin Miller, PhD – Murray State University
Councilor: Robbie Montgomery, PhD – University of Tennessee at Martin
Alternate Councilor: Bommanna Loganathan, PhD – Murray State University
Member-at-large: Harry Fannin, PhD – Murray State University
The governing body of the section. It consists of the following section officers – Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, the immediate Past Chair, the Section Councilor(s), the Section Alternate Councilor(s) and one Member-at-large selected by the Chair.
Committee chair: Bikram Subedi
Three member committee tasked to identify and recruit candidates for Section offices as well as to conduct the Section election.
Committee chair: Genessa Smith
Three member committee tasked with program planning and program and meeting implementation and hospitality for the following year.
Committee chair: Kevin Miller
Three member committee tasked with publicity, public affairs, and public relations for the section including any online presence.
Committee chair: Genessa Smith (webmaster)
Ad Hoc Committees
Women Chemists Committee
Three member committee tasked with promoting the role of women in chemistry, especially the contributions and opportunities from the Kentucky Lake region.
Committee chair: Robbie Montgomery
Three member committee tasked to nominate and confer all awards given by the section including National, Regional, and Local Awards.
Committee chair: Phillip Shelton
National Chemistry Week
Three member committee tasked to promote and encourage recognition of National Chemistry Week throughout the Section.
Committee chair: Abigail Shelton
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
Four member committee tasked to promote and encourage recognition of Chemists Celebrate Earth Day throughout the Section.
Committee chair: Bommanna Loganathan
Three member committee tasked with planning Science Center activities that take place during the section’s monthly meetings.
Committee chair: Abigail Shelton (chair)