Nominations Committee


  • Create a competitive list of nominees, actively solicit should candidates be interested in serving.
  • Select the most qualified candidates and create a ballot for the Board of Directors and Officers.
  • Review and Suggest Modifications to the Society’s Nomination Process.
  • Align nominating solicitations to have selection of ASE Board members be more directly integrated with the strategic needs, including diversity in gender and subspecialty representation, of the Society, including emerging areas.
  • Review Leadership Academy candidates nominated for ASE Board (designed 1-year position) and make recommendation for slate
  • Review nominations and recommend candidates for ASE Foundation Board slate.
  • Review nominations and recommend candidates for Board re-appointment for exceptional service, based on recommendations from the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee will provide criteria to the Nominations Committee to reappoint ONLY for exceptional circumstance that meets this very high threshold.

Members of the Nominations Committee are not eligible for nominations during their term of service. Members are not permitted to make nominations or write letters of support for nominees.

2022 – 2023 Committee Members:
Judy Hung, MD, FASE – Chair
Ashlee  Davis, BS, ACS, RDCS, FASE – Co-Chair
Clara Angulo, MBA, CLSSGB, ACS, FASE – Member at Large
Egle Burdulis, RDCS, FASE – Member at Large
Brian Davidson, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Craig Fleishman, MD, FASE – Member at Large
David Hsi, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Amer Johri, MD, FASE – Vascular Representative
Martin Keane, MD, FASE – Member at Large
John Klick, MD, FASE – Critical Care Representative
Dinesh Kurian,  MD, MBA, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Steven Lester, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Ritu Sachdeva, MBBS, FASE – Pediatric Representative
Elaine Shea, ACS, RCS, RCCS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Douglas Shook, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Neha Soni-Patel, MEd, BSME, RCCS, RDCS (AE/PE), FASE – Member at Large
Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE – Past President
Madhav Swaminathan, MD, MMCi, FASE – Past Chair
Mani Vannan, MBBS, FACC, FAHA, FASE – Member at Large
Suzanne Morris – Staff Liaison
Robin Wiegerink, MNPL – Staff Liaison