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"In all of my interactions with him and in watching him interact with others, it was clear that Dr. May is an energetic, effective, committed, and charismatic scientific leader...Not surprisingly, given these characteristics, Dr. May did an excellent job as NIST Director. I think he would be great in the top leadership role in the ACS."
John P. Holdren Ph.D.
Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy
Co-Director of Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
Former Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Nina I. McClelland
"...Willie May, is globally known and respected. I have every confidence that – together with Tom Connelly and his professional leadership team – he will, if elected, be an effective leader of the team that will take chemistry and science to new levels of decision making for our future..."
Isiah M. Warner
"It is (also) clear that you(Dr. May) have spent your long, distinguished career making significant contributions to science as a researcher, leader, and role model for future scientists. Therefore, I am excited that you are bringing this array of talents toward betterment of our society."
"He brings excellent credentials for high-level oversight and direction for the American Chemical Society. He is honest, reliable, and willing to work diligently as president-elect. I believe Dr. Willie May is the person best qualified to be president-elect of the American Chemical Society."