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.

International Committee

The International Committee awards the ASCRS International Traveling Scholarships.

Claudia Hriesik - Chair, Current Term: 2019-2023
Richard P. Billingham - Advisor, Current Term: 2019-2022
Wolfgang B. Gaertner - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
Jonathan A. Laryea - Council Rep, Current Term: 2021-2024
Mohamad A. Abdulhai - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Erman Aytac - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Ovunc Bardakcioglu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Satyadeep Bhattacharya - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jasneet S. Bhullar - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Luis A. Borda Mederos - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Leonardo A. Bustamante Lopez - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Raul Cutait - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Giovanni Dapri - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Anthony De Buck Van Overstraeten - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Nadav Dujovny - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Susan Galandiuk - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Waleed M. Ghareeb - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Stanley M. Goldberg - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Johannes H. Jongen - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Tsuyoshi Konishi - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Won-Suk Lee - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Ann Lyons - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Khaled M. Madbouly - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
John R. Monson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Luca Morelli - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Govind Nandakumar - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Simon S. Ng - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Giuseppe R. Nigri - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Thaer Obaid - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Miguel Pera - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michele Rubbini - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Juan C. Sainz-Hernandez - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Hernan A. Sanchez Trejo - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Arceu Scanavini Neto - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Baljit Singh - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Mattias Soop - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
George E. Theodoropoulos - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Albert M. Wolthuis - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Linda Ryan - Staff, Current Term: 2021-2040