ACS Rubber Division: Lakisha Miller-Barclay new executive director
The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society has appointed Lakisha Miller-Barclay as the successor of Ed Miller, executive director, effective from 1 January 2020. Ed Miller has served as the Rubber Division, ACS executive director for almost 19 years and has been the only individual to hold this position. He will be retiring on 15 January 2020, which is his 19th anniversary with the organisation.
Lakisha Miller-Barclay joined Rubber Division, ACS in July 2007. She currently holds the position of director of finance and administration. She earned her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Akron. Her background includes Summit County Children Services, the US Air Force, and owning and operating her own tax and accounting service. She currently sits on the boards of Harmony House, Inc. and Greenleaf Financial Services, and serves as the president of Leadership Akron’s Diversity on Board Class Three.