The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announced the election results for the organization’s 2020 executive officers and area directors. Together with the Board of Directors, they are the governing body focused on the mission, strategy and goals of the Society and are responsible for representing the interests of more than 5,400 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally.

Effective January 1, 2020, SCC’s executive officers are:

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Mindy Goldstein, PhD
Mindy S. Goldstein, Ph.D. Consulting
Elwood, NY
SCC Long Island Chapter


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Vice President
Liz Streland
Croda, Inc.
San Pedro, CA
SCC California Chapter


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Vice President-Elect
Michelle Hines, PhD
Mary Kay, Inc.
Lewisville, TX
SCC Southwest Chapter


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Yulia Park, PhD
Ada, MI
SCC Michigan Chapter


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Mark Chandler
ACT Solutions Corp.
Newark, DE
SCC Mid-Atlantic Chapter

The Board of Directors members are:
Area I Directors: Kimberly Burch (Elementis Specialties) and Patricia Singh (Air Liquide)
Area II Directors: Christine Daraska (Croda, Inc.) and Kayla Ivey (Gojo Industries, Inc.)
Area III Directors: Jacklin Hoffelt (SNF Holding Corp.) and Angie Inouye (Charkit Chemical Corp.)
Area IV Directors: Michelle Linscott (Xytrus, Inc.) and Angela Eppler (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

“I look forward to working with these fine elected leaders and am confident they will continue to position SCC as the premier education, networking and scientific resource in the cosmetics and personal care industry,” said Erica L. O’Grady, CAE, SCC’s Executive Director/CEO. “Their collective industry expertise and commitment to delivering quality scientific information will positively impact members’ experiences and the industry as a whole,” she added.

“It is an honor to represent the SCC as President next year,” says Dr. Goldstein. "I am humbled by the opportunity to lead the oldest and largest Society in our industry for a second time. Along with my fellow officers and the Board of Directors, I will work toward achieving the strategic initiatives that support our members’ needs in their varying roles in the industry.”

You can witness the officer installation ceremony at the Society’s 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase – December 17-18, 2019 at the Sheraton New York Times Square. For more information, visit

About SCC
Founded in 1945, the SCC is the oldest and largest non-profit membership organization serving the cosmetics and personal care industry. Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetics and personal care industry. SCC provides unparalleled education and networking for more than 5,400 members globally and via 19 chapters across Greater North America. Visit for more information.

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