The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
2549 Waukegan Road, Ste. 210
Bannockburn, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 686-2236
The ASCRS staff team supports ASCRS members and leadership to advance the mission of ASCRS and of The Research Foundation of the ASCRS.
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. U.S. Central time, Monday to Friday.
We enjoy hearing from you!
Rachel Schwimmer, Membership Coordinator
Contact Rachel for information on all things membership (e.g., how to join or renew, status of member applications, qualifications, changes in member status and information in the online member directory).
Governance and Administration
David Westman, Executive Director
Contact David for information about governance, alliances, strategic planning and global initiatives.
Sheila Lee, General Manager
Contact Sheila for information about leadership, committees and programs.
+1 (847) 686-2348
Lynn Pike, Controller
Contact Lynn for information on financial reporting and audits for ASCRS and the Research Foundation of the ASCRS as well as registrations and insurance. Lynn works with the Finance Committee.
+1 (678) 303-2967
Julie Webb, Governance Manager
Contact Julie for information on actions taken by the Executive Council, policies and with general process/procedure questions.
+1 (847) 686-2344
Krista Baran, Research Foundation Manager
Contact Krista about the Research Foundation Board of Trustees, the Research Committee and the Young Researchers Committee. Krista also works with the Residents and Young Surgeons committees for the Society.
+1 (847) 686-2372
Eric Bailey, Senior Director of Communications
Contact Eric with questions about public relations, website initiatives and social media. Eric facilitates media requests for information or interviews with leadership.
+1 (847) 686-2278
Rachel Nathanson, Marketing Communications Manager
Contact Rachel with questions about member communications and social media.
+1 (202) 207-1115
Education and Meetings
Patricia Ferchland-Bingham, Senior Education Manager
Contact Patricia for information on CME and accreditation as well as the ASCRS Clinical Practice Guidelines, Operative Competency and Quality Assessment committees.
+1 (847) 686-2374
Kristi AR Conley, Education Manager
Contact Kristi with questions or requests about the content side of the Annual Meeting (e.g., Program Committee, abstract management, speaker support, e-posters, workshops, symposia). Kristi also works with the IBD Committee.
+1 (847) 686-2315
Elaina McCalmont, Interim Education Administrator
Contact Elaina with questions on Webinars, CREST, Fundamentals of Rectal Cancer Surgery, Self Assessment and Video Based Education.
+1 (847) 686-2333
Holly Lundgren, Education Manager
Contact Holly for information on the Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium and Pelvic Floor Steering Committee. Holly also works with the Rectal Cancer Coordinating Committee.
+1 (847) 686-2347
Lora Tannehill, Meetings Director
Contact Lora with questions about logistics for ASCRS meetings, site selection, vendor relations, hotel and CVB partners and strategic planning.
+1 (847) 686-2303
Amy Metzgar, Conference Coordinator
Contact Amy with questions about meeting registration.
+1 (847) 686-2290
Jason Keith, Director Corporate Relations & Industry Partnerships
Contact Jason for information about the ASCRS Industry Council and sponsor opportunities. Jason also works with the New Technology Committee.
+1 (847) 686-2309
Jim Anderson, Exhibit Sales
Contact Jim for information about Annual Meeting exhibitor opportunities.
+1 (847) 686-2308
Trina Jordan, Manager, Meetings & Expositions
Contact Trina for information about Annual Meeting exhibitor opportunities.
+1 (678) 303-3057
Sue Hoffman, Exhibit Sales
Contact Sue for information about Annual Meeting exhibitor opportunities.
+1 (847) 686-2307