Our Mission & Values
The Mission of ACESS is to enhance the technical environment in the Akron area through coordination and cooperation with the technical societies, industry and academia. ACESS provides broad industrial and academic representation and a widely diversified science and technology source. Detached from special interest groups, it offers an excellent opportunity for effective informative public service.
Summit Educational Service Center
Science, Health and Physical Education Consultant
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations,
Anoo Vyas, J.D.
Omnova Solutions, Inc., a Synthomer company
Chemstress Consultant Company
Chemstress Construction Company
– DUTIES OF STANDING COMMITTEES Section 1. The duties of the various committees shall be as follows:
The Community Outreach Committee has responsibility for honors and awards for students and teachers in the K-16 educational system and plans STEM events designed to enhance student learning. This committee is the sucessor to the former Banquet Committee.
The Communications and Social Media Committees shall have direct responsibility for all matters pertaining to publication and dissemination of ACESS information, interaction with all news media, and any other such responsibilities as the Board may determine.
The Community Relations Committee shall have direct responsibility for community relations, civic activities, science fairs, and any other such responsibilities as the Board may determine.
The Educational Fund Raising Committee shall have direct responsibility for fund raising, educational programs for the public and the ACESS membership, selection of scholarship recipients, mentoring, and any other such responsibilities as the Board may determine.
The Honors & Awards Committee shall have direct responsibility for selection of teacher grant recipients, the annual recipients of the ACESS Distinguished Award of Council and ACESS Award, and any other such responsibilities as the Board may determine.
The K-12 Educational Outreach Committee shall have direct responsibility as liaison with the Akron Public Schools (APS) and non-APS schools within the area that ACESS serves (herein stated as “Summit County and all schools served by the Summit Educational Service Center”).
The Speakers Bureau Committee shall have direct responsibility for keeping track of all potential Speakers who offer their services to interested societies and organizations.
The Strategic Planning Committee shall have direct responsibility for investigating ways of promoting improvements within ACESS and any other such responsibilities as the Board may determine.