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. Committee members serve a two-year term of service, renewable for a second two-year term.

Wolfgang B. Gaertner - Chair, Current Term: 2022-2025
Jasneet S. Bhullar - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2022-2025
Claudia Hriesik - Advisor, Current Term: 2022-2023
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
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
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
I. Emre Gorgun - Member, Current Term: 2022-2025
Johannes H. Jongen - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Mohammad Reza Keramati - Member, Current Term: 2022-2025
Rebekah S. Kim - Member, Current Term: 2022-2025
Tsuyoshi Konishi - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Won-Suk Lee - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
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
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: 2022-2025
Baljit Singh - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Mattias Soop - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
George E. Theodoropoulos - Member, Current Term: 2022-2025
Albert M. Wolthuis - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Kiley Thornton - Staff, Current Term: 2022-2030