Committees

Volunteers are at the heart of ASCRS’ existence. Collectively, they accomplish incredible work on behalf of the Society and specialty. ASCRS strives to assure a wide range of committee involvement opportunities for members.

Committee Members and Leadership Policies

On February 21, 2018, the Executive Council approved the Policy for Committee Membership to ensure each committee exemplifies diversity of experiences, competencies and demographics. On February 11, 2019, the Executive Council approved the Policy for the Selection and Responsibility for Committee Leadership within the ASCRS.

Healthcare Economics Committee

The Healthcare Economics Committee is responsible for presenting information on issues affecting the colon and rectal surgeon to Congress and agencies of the federal government. The committee's responsibilities include keeping members informed on these issues and tracking developments in managed care, regulatory, legislative, and other issues that impact coding, billing, and reimbursement for colorectal services.

Kelly M. Tyler - Chair, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jeffrey L. Cohen - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Donald B. Colvin - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2021-2024
William J. Harb - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Guy R. Orangio - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Walter R. Peters - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Stephen M. Sentovich - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Liliana Bordeianou - Council Rep, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jennifer M. Ayscue - Member, Current Term: 2020-2022
H. R. Bailey - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Rebeccah B. Baucom - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Matthew T. Brady - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Douglas A. Brewer - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Christopher J. Chow - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jessica N. Cohan - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Aneel Damle - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Nadav Dujovny - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua M. Eberhardt - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Ignacio Echenique - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Ronald A. Gagliano - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Timothy M. Geiger - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Matthew D. Giglia - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Francesco Grasso - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Daniel O. Herzig - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Bryan K. Holcomb - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Lyen C. Huang - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Kristina H. Johnson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Burzeen E. Karanjawala - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Robert J. Kucejko - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Nicole E. Lopez - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Anne K. Mongiu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Peter A. Najjar - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Terry P. Nickerson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Juan J. Nogueras - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
David P. O'Brien - Member, Current Term: 2020-2022
Harry T. Papaconstantinou - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jitesh A. Patel - Member, Current Term: 2020-2022
Juan L. Poggio - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Jennifer D. Rea - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Rocco Ricciardi - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Philip Rosen - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Steven Schechter - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
James S. Spitz - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Amalia J. Stefanou - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Steven S. Tsoraides - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Sachin Vaid - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Joseph D. Valentino - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Sarah A. Vogler - Member, Current Term: 2020-2022
Maria Widmar - Member, Current Term: 2021-2022
James R. Williams - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Matthew Z. Wilson - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Susan Tibbitts - Staff, Current Term: 2020-2040
David Westman - Staff, Current Term: 2019-2040