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.

Professional Outreach Committee

The Professional Outreach Committee is responsible for an outreach program to instruct physicians in the specialties of primary care, family practice, general surgery, and others with programs on the management and prevention of diseases of the colon and rectum.

Jenny R. Speranza - Chair, Current Term: 2021-2024
Liliana Bordeianou - Advisor, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jennifer Holder-Murray - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2021-2024
Kelly M. Tyler - Advisor, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jan Rakinic - Council Rep, Current Term: 2019-2022
Elia Charbel Abboud - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Ariane M. Abcarian - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Farrell C. Adkins - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Bethany Bandi - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Kristin M. Busch - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Joseph J. Carter - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Karleigh R. Curfman - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Daniel J. Galante - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Alexandria C. Glenn - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Kristina L. Guyton - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David J. Hiller - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Katharine L. Jackson - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Christina N. Jenkins - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Erin M. King-Mullins - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Sarah E. Koller - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Mayin Lin - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Julie A. Lorber - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Bethany Malone - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
James T. McCormick - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Lynn M. O'Connor - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michelle M. Olson - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Bikram K. Paul - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jennifer D. Rea - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Lieba R. Savitt - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Anna Spivak - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Poornima Vanguri - Member, Current Term: 2021-2024
Jason Keith - Staff, Current Term: 2020-2040