Board Appointments & Event Chairs

NYSCC Board Appointments

Title Committee Chair Affiliation
AHLS / Virtual Events Susana Fernandes TRI-K
Communications Maria Sousa Edgewell Personal Care
D&I Gabrielle Yankovich Mitsui & Co.
Employment James Grant Edgewell Personal Care
Eventbrite Manager Thomas Drwiega John Jay College
Future Chemist Workshop Thomas Drwiega John Jay College
Historian Steve Herman Diffusion LLC
Mentor/Mentee Program Ava Atri & Mary Fendelander L’Oreal & CHANEL
NYSCC Education Night Giorgino Macalino Coty
Outreach Giorgio Dell’Acqua Nutrafol / Unilever
Registration Christina Philips Gattefossé
Scholarship Committee Toussaint Jordan Edgewell Personal Care
Scientific Committee Yun Shao KOBO Products
Social Media Chair Maria Sousa Edgewell Personal Care
Suppliers’ Day Awards Night Giorgino Macalino Coty
Suppliers’ Day Jane McDermott ECMA

NYSCC Event Chairs

Month Event Title Chair(s) Affiliation
January NYSCC Hits the Slopes! Cathy Piterski Essential Ingredients
January IBA-NYSCC Joint Event:  MoCRA Update (AHLS) Jane McDermott ECMA
February The Next Generation of Hair Care Amber Evans
March Beauty from Within: Next Level Beauty Care & Wellness Strategies Michael Anthonavage Vitaquest
April NYSCC Celebrates Earth Day Giorgio Dell’Acqua Nutrafol / Unilever
May NYSCC 45th Annual Suppliers’ Day Jane McDermott ECMA
May NYSCC Awards Night:  “The Future of Beauty” Giorgino Macalino Coty
June Sunscreen Formulations:  Misconceptions & Future Directions for Innovation Howard Epstein EMD Group
July Golf Outing Jim Francisco JEEN
August Fishing Trip & Seafood Boil Hani Fares Ashland
September Skin Care Inclusivity:  Caring for Melanated Skin Roger McMullen Fairleigh Dickinson University
September Culinary Event Johanna Gigliotti​ Deveraux Specialties
October Emerging Trends in Oral Health & Beauty Jason Nesta & Juliana Rumbaugh Omya
November Pet Care & Grooming (AHLS) Susanna Fernandes TRI-K
November A Grand Celebration: 70th Anniversary Gala & NYSCC Supports Education Night Giorgino Macalino Coty
November Hear from the CEW Supplier’s Award Judges on this Year’s Top Ingredients & Formulations (AHLS) Jane McDermott ECMA