Olena Korotych

Founder and President

was born in Cherkasy region, Ukraine and currently resides in Knoxville TN. Olena holds M.S. in Physical Chemistry (2009) from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Ph.D. (2014) in Colloidal Chemistry from Ovcharenko Institute of Biocolloidal Chemistry.

Open Position

Vice President

Ivy Lalonde

Co-founder and Secretary

was born and raised in Oak Ridge, TN and currently resides in Knoxville, TN. Ivy recently retired after 42 years of combined service in Environmental Compliance at the ORNL and Y-12 National Security Complex.

Oksana Gerlits

Co-founder and Treasurer

was born in the USSR and currently resides in Knoxville, TN. Oksana is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the Tennessee Wesleyan University (Athens, TN). She and her husband have been in the United States since 1999.