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*All officers and committee members terms end at the end of the spring ASPO meeting in the stated year.

ASPO Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

Executive Committee:

President: Anna Messner, MD
Secretary: Reza Rahbar, MD (2018-2022)
Treasurer: Ron Mitchell, MD (2016-2020)
President-Elect: Diego Preciado, MD
Past President: Blake Papsin, MD

Past Past President: Bruce Maddern, MD

Directors at Large:
Bob Chun, MD (2017-2020)
Sanjay Parikh, MD (2019 - 2022)
Jeffrey Simons, MD (2018-2021)


ASPO Committees 2019 - 2020

Committee Name (* denotes Committee Chair) Year
Fellow Representative Patricia Purcell, MD, MPH 2020
Audit John Little, MD * 2020
Pamela Mudd, MD 2022
Sanjay Parikh, MD 2021
Sven-Olrik Streubel, MD 2020
Board of Governors Voting Rep Daniel Chelius, MD 2022
Bylaws Bruce Maddern, MD * 2021
Harlan Muntz, MD 2020
Blake Papsin, MD 2021
Reza Rahbar, MD 2022
Development Margo McKenna Benoit, MD * 2020
Cecilia Helwig, MD 2021
Karin Hotchkiss, MD 2022
David Horn, MD 2021
Deepak Mehta, MD 2021
Todd Otteson, MD 2022
Frank Virgin, MD 2020
Education/Curriculum Meredith Merz Lind, MD * 2021
Joshua Bedwell, MD 2022
Jeffrey Cheng, MD 2022
Ravindhra "Ravi" Elluru, MD, PhD 2021
Anita Jeyakumar, MD 2022
Tony Kille, MD 2021
Jeffrey Simons, MD 2020
Fellowship Brianne Roby, MD * 2021
Patrick Barth, MD 2020
Kevin Huoh, MD 2021
Lauren Kilpatrick, MD 2021
Evan Propst, MD 2020
Gopi Shah, MD 2022
Mai Thy Truong, MD 2022
Finance Frank Rimell, MD * 2020
Sri Chennupati, MD 2020
Steve Goudy, MD 2021
Paul Krakovitz, MD 2021
Stephen Newton, MD 2021
Blake Papsin, MD 2022
Ron Vilela, MD 2022
Information Technology Nguyen Pham, MD * 2021
Kay Chang, MD 2022
Carla Giannoni, MD 2022
Nathan Gonik, MD 2021
Bruce Matt, MD 2021
Jason May, MD 2020
Erik Waldman, MD 2021
International Committee Kevin Pereira, MD * 2021
Kim Baker, MD 2022
Hamdy El-Hakim, MD 2022
Kenneth Lee, MD 2020
Diego Preciado, MD 2020
Michael Rutter, MD 2021
Tulio Valdez, MD 2021
Membership Sonal Saraiya * 2021
Samantha Anne, MD 2022
Jennifer Brinkmeier, MD 2022
Valerie Flanary, MD 2021
Derek Lam, MD 2021
Roy Rajan, MD 2020
Melissa Scholes, MD 2022
Newsletter Editor Ericka King, MD 2020
Nominating Blake Papsin, MD * 2020
Samantha Anne, MD 2020
Steven Goudy, MD 2020
Carol MacArthur, MD 2020
Margo McKenna Benoit, MD 2020
Program Bob Chun, MD * 2020
Elton Ashe-Lambert, MD 2022
Cristina Baldassari, MD 2021
Ian Jacobs, MD 2022
Sharon Cushing, MD 2021
Henry Ou, MD 2020
Scott Rickert, MD 2020
Ad Hoc: Norman Friedman, MD 2020
Quality & Safety Romaine Johnson, MD * 2021
Gurpreet Ahuja, MD 2021
Ellis Arjmand, MD, MMM, PhD 2021
Karthik Balakrishnan, MD 2020
Christopher Grindle, MD 2020
Kris Jatana, MD 2022
Jennifer Lavin, MD 2022
Research Alessandro de Alarcon, MD * 2020
Adele Evans, MD 2021
Dylan Chan, MD 2020
David Chi, MD 2021
Tendy Chiang, MD 2021
Robert O'Reilly, MD 2022
Doug Sidell, MD 2022
Young Members Stephen Maturo, MD * 2020
Allison Dobbie, MD 2021
Alyssa Hackett, MD 2022
Gi Soo Lee, MD 2022
Maithilee Menezes, MD 2022
Bianca Siegel, MD 2021
Jonathan Walsh, MD 2022
Ad Hoc Summer Meeting Program Norman Friedman, MD * 2020
Lindhe Guarisco, MD 2020
Brian Hermann, MD 2020
Meredith Merz Lind, MD 2020
Abby Meyer, MD 2020
Jeff Rastatter, MD 2020
Ben White, MD 2020
Ad Hoc Montreal Breakout Meeting Sharon Cushing, MD * 2021
Sam Daniel, MD 2021
Margo McKenna Benoit, MD 2021
Sanjay Parikh, MD 2021
Diego Preciado, MD 2020
Working Group on Aerodigestive Care Christopher Wootten, MD * 2020
Eric Chiou, MD 2020
Christopher Hartnick, MD 2020
Claire Miller, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP 2020
Ashley O'Neill, MS, CCC-SLP 2020
Joseph Piccione, DO, MS 2020
Jeremy Prager, MD 2020
Evan Propst, MD, FRCSC, MSc 2020
Rachel Rosen, MD 2020
Working Group on Ankyloglossia and Other Oral Ties Anna Meyer, MD * 2020
Matt Brigger, MD 2020
David McIntosh, MBBS, FRACS, PhD 2020
Anna Messner, MD 2020
Elise Sarvas, DDS, MSD, MPH 2020
Guideline Taskforce Rep Matt Brigger, MD 2020
Clinical Data Registry Rep TBD TBD