NYSCC announces 2024 Executive Board

Written on: December 15, 2023 by SprayTM

From left to right: Mythili Nori, Secretary; Diane Dabkowski, Treasurer-Elect; Alex Blakeman, Treasurer; John Carola, Chair-Elect; Amber Evans, Chair; and Akshay Talati, VP of SCC (National). Not pictured: Stacey House, NYSCC Advisor.

The New York Society of Cosmetics Chemists (NYSCC), the largest chapter of the SCC, has announced its 2024 Executive Board.

The new Board was officially inducted during the NYSCC Supports Education Night on Dec. 12 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. The event, which awards numerous scholarships and grants, took place on the first night of the annual SCC Technical Symposium in New York City. 

Starting Jan. 1, the NYSCC Executive Board will be:

  • Dr. Amber O. Evans, Chair
  • Stacey House, Advisor (Senior VP, Consumer Beauty, R&D, COTY Inc.)
  • Alex Blakeman, Treasurer (Senior Director of Technologies, Superior Materials Inc.)
  • Diane Dabkowski, Treasurer-Elect (Senior Manager of R&D Technical Services Organization, Avon [member of Natura & Co.])
  • Mythili Nori, Secretary (Senior Scientist, Performance & Claims, BASF Corp.)
  • John Carola, Chair-Elect (Business Development- Personal Care and Cosmetic Division, Katonah Chemical)

“I’m honored to be providing leadership to this Chapter and guide its future growth,” said Dr. Amber Evans, incoming Chair, NYSCC. 

“Thank you to my predecessor, Stacey [House], for her guidance and support and bringing this Chapter to new heights. Together with this amazing board, dedicated committee members, and countless volunteers, we will continue our strong mission of providing top education in cosmetic science and enhancing professional and industry development.”

Evans and the 2024 NYSCC Executive Board will also continue its outreach to students about careers and opportunities in cosmetic science.  Other initiatives will focus on inspiring innovation and celebrating all that the Chapter community creates.                  

To become more involved in the NYSCC Chapter, fill out this contact page  

For more information on NYSCC visit: www.nyscc.org and new members can contact: newmember@nyscc.org.