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.

Operative Competency Evaluation Committee

The Operations Competency Evaluation Committee develops and refines evaluation tools which will allow colon and rectal surgeons who train residents to determine whether the resident performing a particular operation has the requisite skills, anatomic knowledge, procedural knowledge, and medical knowledge to safely treat patients with diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.

Todd D. Francone - Chair, Current Term: 2020-2023
Karim S. Alavi - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2020-2023
Sandra L. de Montbrun - Advisor, Current Term: 2020-2023
Helen M. MacRae - Advisor, Current Term: 2019-2022
Elizabeth C. Wick - Council Rep, Current Term: 2020-2023
Ellen H. Bailey - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Christina Cellini - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Marianne V. Cusick - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Bidhan B. Das - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Syed G. Husain - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Karamjit Koko S. Khanduja - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Nicole E. Lopez - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Mark L. Manwaring - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Shane McNevin - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Surya P. Nalamati - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Terry P. Nickerson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Seth A. Rosen - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Andrew A. Shelton - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Madhulika G. Varma - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Avery S. Walker - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021