• Academy Governance

  • Board of Trustees

    The policy-making body of the Academy, the Board of Trustees manages and directs its business affairs, mission and strategic goals, and allocates the resources necessary to accomplish those objectives.

    Secretariats

    The Committee of Secretaries oversees Academy committees and directly develops and manages committee program activities. Secretaries advise the Board of Trustees on the relative priority of major programs within the Academy.

    Board of Trustees and the Committee of Secretaries

    2017 BOT
    Front row: Richard L. Abbott, MD; Sanjay D. Goel, MD; Jane C. Edmond, MD; David W. Parke II, MD; Cynthia A. Bradford, MD; Keith D. Carter, MD; Christie L. Morse, MD; Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD; Ruth D. Williams, MD Second Row: Philip R. Rizzuto, MD; Daniel J. Briceland, MD; Michael F. Chiang, MD; Lihteh Wu, MD; Paul B. Ginsburg, PhD; Lynn K. Gordon, MD, PhD; Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber, MD; Cynthia Mattox, MD; Humphrey J.F. Taylor; Christopher J. Rapuano, MD Third Row: Robert E. Wiggins Jr., MD, MHA; Andrew M. Prince, MD; William F. Mieler, MD; Louis B. Cantor, MD; William L. Rich III, MD, FACS; George A. Williams, MD; Maria M. Aaron, MD; Stephen D. McLeod, MD Fourth Row: Kurt F. Heitman, MD; Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD; Michael X. Repka, MD; Timothy W. Olsen, MD; Rahul Khurana, MD; Robert F. Melendez, MD; Andrew P. Schachat, MD; Brad H. Feldman, MD

    Secretariats

    The Committee of Secretaries oversees Academy committees and directly develops and manages committee program activities. Secretaries advise the Board of Trustees on the relative priority of major programs within the Academy.

    Committees

    Under the direction of the secretariats, committees develop and implement specific programs that address the long-range objectives of the Academy.

    Council

    The Council serves as the advisory body to the Board of Trustees and provides recommendations for Board action based on membership concerns.

    Governance Documents