Cardiovascular Sonography Council

2022-2023 Cardiovascular Sonography Council Steering Committee:

Chair: G. Monet Strachan, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Chair-Elect: Allyson Boyle, MHA, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Immediate Past Chair: Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
ASE Council Representative: Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Education Committee Rep: Carol Mitchell, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), ACS, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Guidelines & Standards Committee Rep: Melissa Wasserman, RDCS, RCCS, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Scientific Sessions Co-Chair: Madeline Jankowski, BS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2023)
Scientific Sessions Incoming Co-Chair: Eric Kruse, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FASE
Member at Large:
Patrice McKay, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Member at Large: Joshua Pearson, RCS, CCSS, CRAT, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Member at Large: Ken Horton, ACS, RCS, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Member at Large: Kathy Olejnik, BS, RDCS, ACS, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Staff Liaison: Suzanne Morris


The ASE Cardiovascular Sonography Council is dedicated to the following objectives:

  • Support cardiovascular ultrasound interest areas by communicating issues of importance to the membership;
  • Provide guidance to the ASE Board of Directors regarding sonographer issues;
  • Provide a forum for members with similar interests to network;
  • Appoint directors to the ASE Board of Directors (as council representatives)
  • To provide educational offerings for sonographers, including guidance to Scientific Sessions Program Committee

Awards:

The Council has two awards, which alternate every other year:

Scientific Sessions Travel Grant Award

In partnership with the ASE Sonography Council, the ASE Education and Research Foundation will sponsor two perioperative trainees to attend the ASE Annual Scientific Sessions.

Congratulations to our 2022 Scientific Sessions Travel Grant Award Recipients!

      • Elise Hawes, BAS, ACS, RDCS, FASE, Henry Ford Health Jackson Hospital, Albion, MI
      • Megan Schoessling, BS, RDCS, Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2023 Scientific Sessions Travel Grants Application will open Spring 2023


Sonographer resources on asecho.org:
ASE offers information on sonographer education and training and FAQs on the following webpage: https://www.asecho.org/clinical-information/sonographer-training/.

Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography