Upcoming Events

Join the ACS Virginia Younger Chemists Committee on January 30th at 6:00 PM EST for our Spring YCC Kickoff Social at the VCU Shift Retail Lab. Come hang with us for food, fun games, and networking.

Register via the QR Code on the flyer or this link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd-eX-i0QKa71Tbrgb0IpT5jHM8lDSQDkjXy4I7y_jALuAoww/viewform?usp=sf_link



Governance Board Members

Ashley Tubbs: Chair
Carissa Hunter: Vice-Chair
Brandi Ford: Secretary
Ashley Armstrong Baz: Treasurer
Julian Bobb: Marketing and Communications Team Chair
Casey Laudadio: Membership Engagement Team Chair
Ian Smith: Events Team Chair


2023 ACS ChemLuminary Award Winner

Outstanding Local Section Younger Chemists Committee by the ACS Committee on Younger Chemists


YouTube Channel

Link to Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ACSVirginiaYCC


Who We Are and What We Do

The Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) of the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society (VA ACS) serves the membership of the section by advocating for, and providing resources to early-career chemists and professionals (under the age of 40) in the chemical sciences and related fields.

Our Goals:

  • Value: Communicate the value of the VA ACS YCC
  • Community: Build a supportive chemistry community in Virginia
  • Development: Provide professional and leadership development resources


Typical YCC Activities

  • Industry and Government Lab Tours
  • Brewery Tours
  • ACS Virginia Mentorship Program
  • Chemistry Trivia Nights
  • ACS Webinars
  • Career Talks & Workshops
  • Networking Socials
  • Community Outreach at the Science Museum of Virginia


Connect With Us

Chair | Ashley Tubbs
Email: vayoungerchemistscommittee@gmail.com
Instagram: @ACSVA_YCC
Facebook: @ACSVAYCC
Twitter: @ACSVirginiaYCC
LinkedIn: @ACS Virginia Younger Chemists Committee