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.

New Technologies Committee

The New Technologies Committee facilitates the integration, evaluation, and dissemination of new technology in the practice of colon and rectal surgery for the Society.

Patricia Sylla - Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
Sam B. Atallah - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
Jan Rakinic - Council Rep, Current Term: 2021-2024
Samir Agarwal - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Nawar A. Alkhamesi - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Elliot G. Arsoniadis - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Stephen S. Brandstetter - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Antonio Caycedo-Marulanda - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Ahmed S. Chadi - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Manish Chand - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Giovanni Dapri - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Teresa C. DeBeche-Adams - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Anne Fabrizio - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Joseph L. Frenkel - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Mychailo M. Fulmes - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michael J. Grieco - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Alexis L. Grucela - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Salvador G. Guevara - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michael B. Hopkins - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
John D. Hunter - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Nimalan A. Jeganathan - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Andreas M. Kaiser - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David W. Larson - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Lea Lowenfeld - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Khaled M. Madbouly - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Christopher R. Mascarenhas - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Luca Morelli - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Emilio Morpurgo - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Rahul Narang - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Alberto A. Pena - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Mark K. Soliman - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Ricardo L. Solis - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Alicia C. Thomas - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua A. Tyler - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Joshua Wolf - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Jason Keith - Staff, Current Term: 2020-2040