Biographical Sketch with ACS Service Focus
PHILLIPS, DOROTHY J. Northeastern Section, ACS. Retired, Waters Corporation, Milford, Massachusetts.
Academic Record: Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1967; University of Cincinnati, Ph.D., 1974
Professional Positions (for past ten years): Retired (2013), Waters Corporation, 1984-2013; Director, Strategic Marketing, (global position that includes gathering market intelligence for decision management and developing collaborations for new business development), 2006-13; Director, Clinical Marketing, 2004-06; Director, New Business Development, 2003-04; Director, Strategic Program Management, 2000-02.
Service in ACS National Offices: Board of Directors, Director-at-Large, 2014-19; Councilor, ex officio, 2014-16; Board Committee on Public Affairs & Public Relations, 2015; Board Committee on Grants and Awards, 2014; Board Committee on Professional & Member Relations, 2014-15; Board Liaison for ACS Science & Human Rights Initiatives, 2014-16; Council Policy Committee, 2008-13, Nominations Sub-Committee, Chair, 2012-13; Committee on Committees, 2001-06, Secretary, 2003-04, Industrial Pipeline Sub-Committee, Chair, 2005-06; Committee on Divisional Activities, 2007-08; Committee on International Activities, Committee Associate, 1998; Committee on Membership Affairs, 1997-2000, Committee Associate, 1996; Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board, 2013-15; Presidential Task Force, “Vision 2025: Helping ACS Members Thrive in the Global Chemistry Enterprise”, 2012.
Service in ACS Offices: Member ACS since 1973. Northeastern Section: Councilor, 1995-15; Chair, 1993; Chair-Elect and Program Chair, 1992; Project SEED, Committee Chair, 1994-95; Nominating Committee, Chair, 1994; Centennial Celebration, Co-Chair, 1998; Fundraising Committee, Chair, 2004-08; Awards Committee, Chair, 2009-13; Trustee 2014-16. Analytical Chemistry Division: Chair, 2009-10; Program Chair, 2008-09, Chair-Elect, 2007-08, Immediate Past-Chair, 2008-09, Fundraising Committee Chair, 2012-13.
Member: National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers; Sigma Xi; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ACS Divisions: Agrochemicals; Analytical Chemistry; Biological Chemistry; and Business Development and Management.
Related Activities: 2015 ACS National Meetings presentations: Committee on Minority Affairs Luncheon, Spring, 2015; Legacy of Henry A. Hill Symposia, Fall 2015.Spearheaded Waters sponsorship of the Division of Analytical Chemistry Distinguished Service Award, the Frank H. Field and Joe L. Franklin Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry, the ACS Award in Separation Science and Technology, and ACS Sci-Mind™ Program. Over 70 publications and presentations focused on separation sciences (liquid chromatography); Contributed a chapter in the book on active learning in analytical chemistry, 2007.