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.

Rectal Cancer Committee

To be the source of content expertise for rectal cancer surgical care - disseminating to ASCRS members resources and opportunities in rectal cancer care quality improvement, education, and research.

Samantha K. Hendren - Chair, Current Term: 2020-2023
Linda M. Farkas - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2020-2023
Ron G. Landmann - Advisor, Current Term: 2020-2021
Scott A. Strong - Advisor, Current Term: 2020-2021
Charles M. Friel - Council Rep, Current Term: 2020-2022
Michael L. Arvanitis - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Scott L. Baker - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Glen C. Balch - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Saumitra R. Banerjee - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David Blumberg - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
George J. Chang - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Robert K. Cleary - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michelle L. Cowan - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David W. Dietz - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Dana M. Hayden - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Matthew F. Kalady - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Erin D. Kennedy - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jeremy M. Lipman - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David Liska - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
John H. Marks - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Justin A. Maykel - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Elisabeth C. McLemore - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David S. Medich - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jamie Murphy - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jamie Murphy - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
William B. Perry - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Danielle M. Pickham - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Lakhbir Sandhu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Anna Serur - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Shruti Sevak - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jesse J. Smith - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David B. Stewart - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Kelly M. Tyler - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Christopher M. White - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Elizabeth C. Wick - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023