Cardiovascular Sonography Council

2023-2024 Cardiovascular Sonography Council Steering Committee:

Chair: Ken Horton, ACS, RCS, FASE (July 2023 – June 2024)
Chair-Elect: Allyson Boyle, MHA, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Immediate Past Chair: G. Monet Strachan, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2023 – June 2024)
ASE Council Representative: Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Education Committee Rep: Jennifer Acevedo, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2023 – June 2025)
Guidelines & Standards Committee Rep: Kelly Boegel, ACS, RCCS, RCS, FASE (July 2023 – June 2025)
Scientific Sessions Co-Chair: Eric Kruse, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FASE (July 2023 – June 2024)
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: Allyson Doucet, BS, RDCS (AE, PE), FASE (July 20213- June 2025)
Member at Large: Lindsay Thomas, BS, RDCS (AE, PE), RVT, FASE (July 20213- June 2025)
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


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

    • Melissa Bond, BHS, ACS, RDCS
    • Lauren Howard, RDCS, FASE
    • Lindsey Klein, ACS, BS, RDCS (AE&PE), FASE

Sonographer resources on ASE offers information on sonographer education and training and FAQs on the following webpage: Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

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