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
Charles B. Whitlow - Council Rep, Current Term: 2020-2021
Ovunc Bardakcioglu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Badma N. Bashankaev - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
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
Giovanni Dapri - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
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
Won-Suk Lee - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Zheng Liu - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
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
Arceu Scanavini Neto - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Mattias Soop - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Akira Sugita - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
George E. Theodoropoulos - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Albert M. Wolthuis - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023