IUPAC contacts

Mailing address:
IUPAC Secretariat
PO Box 13757
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3757, USA

Location/Shipping address:
IUPAC Secretariat
79 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Commons Building 4501, Suite 190
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA

Fax: +1 919 485 8706

IUPAC Secretariat

Dr. Lynn Soby, Executive Director

Tel: + 1 919 485 8700

 Dr. Lynn M. Soby

Dr. Lynn M. Soby is responsible for the IUPAC Secretariat which supports the organization, members, volunteers, and activities of IUPAC.






Dr. Fabienne Meyers, Associate Director and Managing Editor Chemistry International        Tel: +1 617 358 0410

Fabienne Meyers

Dr. Fabienne Meyers, originally from Belgium, works remotely from her office at Boston University’s Chemistry Department. She is responsible for the publication of Chemistry International and works within IUPAC’s organizations and with external authors to develop each unique issue of CI. In addition, she is responsible for the management of the Project System and works closely with the Divisions, Standing Committees, volunteers and the Project Committee on the selection and approval of projects. Fabienne works closely with Tammy to provide the information needed to prepare the project financial reports. Fabienne is intimately involved in all IUPAC’s publications and works closely with our publishing partner, DeGruyter.  Fabienne is responsible for the IUPAC Conference programs (both Endorsed and Financially supported) and works closely with Enid to manage the requests for endorsement. This is key activity of IUPAC, our Divisions and Committees as well as our National Adhering Organizations.

Ms. Tammy K. Bridges, Financial Controller    Tel.: +1 919 485 8704

Tammy Bridges, originally from Wisconsin, joined IUPAC Secretariat as our Financial Controller in October 2018.  She is responsible for IUPAC’s accounting and financial systems, regulatory reporting and administering the annual audit.  She is responsible for the accuracy of financial records to provide timely financial reports and manage our cash flow.  Tammy also provides support to the Executive Director for tax filings, human resources, payroll, insurance, financial reports and Project Reports.  Tammy is responsible for Claim Form reimbursements, working closely with Enid and our volunteers.

Mrs. Linda Y. Tapp, Membership Program Manager (retired as of 31 December 2019 after serving 20 years at IUPAC)      Tel.: +1 919 485 8703


Linda TappLinda Tapp, a native South Carolinian, was our former Accounting Manager prior to hiring Tammy Bridges (and before Jay Lucido) as our Financial Controller. Linda now manages all our Membership programs, both from accounts payable and receivables, communication and database management.  She maintains our Contacts database and Financial reporting for our National Adhering Organizations, Company Associates program, Affiliate Membership Program, and Associated Organizations. In addition to these duties, Linda works with Fabienne and Enid on the Conference programs, provides administrative assistance to the Executive Director for many key programs, activities and maintenance of the Secretariat master files.

Ms. Enid M. Weatherwax, Administrative Assistant  Tel.: +1 919 485 8701


Enid WeatherwaxEnid, originally from Jamaica, is responsible for initiation of our Claim Form process and forms. She is responsible for managing the main email of secretariat [at] iupac [dot] org and directing all communications to the Secretariat staff, volunteers, and officers. She is responsible for all IUPAC’s appointment letters and communications to our volunteers. She manages the Poster Prizes for conferences and some of our Awards programs. Enid manages the office operations and is responsible for all logistics pertaining to the General Assemblies, Executive Committee meetings and Bureau meetings. Enid truly enjoys working with our volunteers and all members around the world.