Nominations Committee


  • Create a competitive list of nominees (goal is to have at least two individuals for each open position), 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.
  • Attendance required to vote.
  • 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.

2024 – 2025 Committee Members:
Stephen Little, MD, FASE – Chair
Kristen Billick, BS, ACS, RCS, RDCS (AE, PE), FASE – Co-Chair

Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE – Past Chair
Benjamin Eidem, MD, FASE – Past President
John Klick, MD, FASE – Critical Care Representative
Sunil Mankad, MD, FASE – Interventional Echo Representative
Timothy Slesnick, MD, FASE – Pediatric Representative
T. Robert Feng, MD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Kenneth Horton, ACS, RCS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Rebecca LeLeiko, MD, FASE – Vascular Representative
Megan Kraushaar, BS, RCS, FASE – Member at Large
Theodore Kolias, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Sujatha Buddhe, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Sushil Luis, MD, FRACP, FACC, FASE – Member at Large
Richard Sheu, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Bhaskar Arora, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Nikolaos Skubas, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Michelle Cordio, MEd, ACS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS, FASE – Member at Large
Danita Sanborn, MD, MMSc, FASE – Member at Large
Joshua Lander, ACS, RCS, FASE – Member at Large
Robin Wiegerink, MNPL – Staff Liaison
Suzanne Morris – Staff Liaison