Executive Committee

The Executive Committee possess and exercises all the powers of the Board of Directors in the management and direction of the affairs of the Society, except with respect to authority prohibited, prescribed or limited by resolution of the Board of Directors or by the Illinois General Not-For-Profit Corporation Act.

Jennifer C. Romano, Chair — Ann Arbor, MI
Vinay Badhwar — Morgantown, WV
Thomas E. MacGillivray — Washington, DC
John D. Mitchell — Aurora, CO
Joseph F. Sabik III — Cleveland, OH
Wilson Y. Szeto — Philadelphia, PA
Vinod H. Thourani — Atlanta, GA

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee works with the Executive Director in the development of the Society's annual budget and oversees the performance of the Society in light of that budget throughout the fiscal year. The Finance Committee also reviews the independent auditor's report, oversee the Society's investment and other financial matters, and generally provide guidance to the Board of Directors related to the fiscal well-being of the Society.

Thomas E. MacGillivray, Chair — Washington, DC
Joseph C. Cleveland Jr. — Aurora, CO
Melanie A. Edwards — Ypsilanti, MI
John D. Mitchell, Ex-Officio — Aurora, CO
Joseph F. Sabik III, Ex-Officio — Cleveland, OH
Wilson Y. Szeto, Ex-Officio — Philadelphia, PA
Vinod H. Thourani, Ex-Officio — Atlanta, GA

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee considers all applications for Surgeon Membership and report its recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Robert A. Sorabella, Chair — Mountain Brook, AL
A. Claire Watkins, Vice Chair — Stanford, CA
Foster Bryan — St. Petersburg, FL
Jonathan M. Chen — Philadelphia, PA
Barry Gibney — Charleston, SC
Christina L. Greene — Seattle, WA
Aditya K. Kaza — Boston, MA
W. Brent Keeling — Atlanta, GA
Scott LeMaire — Danville, PA
Philip J. Spencer — Rochester, MN

Nominating Committee

The committee prepares a slate of nominees for elected officers and the rest of the Board of Directors.

Robert S.D. Higgins, Chair — Chicago, IL
John H. Calhoon — San Antonio, TX
Joseph A. Dearani — Rochester, MN
Thomas E. MacGillivray — Washington, DC
Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce — Burlington, MA
Tom C. Nguyen — Miami, FL
Jennifer C. Romano — Ann Arbor, MI
Ram Kumar Subramanyan — Omaha, NE
Betty C. Tong — Durham, NC

Standards and Ethics Committee

The Standards and Ethics Committee represents the Society in matters relating to standards of conduct in the specialty and in matters pertaining to medical ethics and discipline which involve members of the Society.

Robbin G. Cohen, Chair — Los Angeles, CA
DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Vice Chair — Indianapolis, IN
Sharon Ben-Or — Red Bank, NJ
John Braxton — Billings, MT
Thomas Burdon — Palo Alto, CA
Joshua B. Goldberg — White Plains, NY
Jessica G.Y. Luc — Vancouver, Canada
Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce — Burlington, MA
Francis C. Nichols III — Rochester, MN
Mahesh K. Ramchandani — Houston, TX
Patrick Roughneen — Dallas, TX
Brandi Braud Scully — St. Petersburg, FL
Ahmad Y. Sheikh — San Francisco, CA
Michael Smith — Phoenix, AZ
Shona E. Smith — Sudbury, Canada
Thomas E. MacGillivray, Ex-Officio — Washington, DC