Leadership

2018-19 STSA Executive Council

President
Jeffrey P. Jacobs

Council Chair
Kevin D. Accola

Past President
David R. Jones

President-Elect
Vinod H. Thourani

Vice President
Alan M. Speir

Secretary/Treasurer
Shanda H. Blackmon

Director of CME
Scott A. LeMaire

Historian
John W. Hammon

Councilors-at-Large
Faisal G. Bakaeen
Melanie A. Edwards
T. Brett Reece

Representative, Board of Governors of ACS
Joseph B. Zwischenberger

Representative, Advisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery of ACS
Stephen C. Yang

STS/ACS Surgical Quality Accreditation for General Thoracic Surgery
Richard K. Freeman

Editor, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
G. Alexander Patterson

Executive Director
Beth Winer

2018-2019 Leadership Committees

Program Committee

  • Joseph A. Dearani, Co-Chair
  • Daniela Molena, Co-Chair
  • Kevin D. Accola
  • Scott A. LeMaire
  • Shanda H. Blackmon
  • Jeffrey P. Jacobs
  • Vinod H. Thourani
  • Ourania Preventza
  • Harold M. Burkhart
  • James St. Louis
  • Vinay Badhwar

Postgraduate Committee

  • Ahmet Kilic, Co-Chair
  • Matthew J. Bott, Co-Chair
  • Kevin D. Accola
  • Scott A. LeMaire
  • Gorav Ailawadi
  • Todd K. Rosengart
  • Mark I. Block
  • Damien J. LaPar

CME Committee

  • Scott A. LeMaire, Chair
  • Joseph A. Dearani
  • Daniela Molena
  • Ahmet Kilic
  • Matthew J. Bott

Membership Committee

  • Andrew J. Lodge, Chair
  • James J. Gangemi
  • Brent Keeling
  • Hugh M. Van Gelder

Scholarship Committee

  • Jennifer S. Nelson, Chair
  • Min P. Kim
  • Thomas M. Beaver
  • Anastasios C. Polimenakos
  • Mara Antonoff

Finance Committee

  • Mark S. Slaughter, Chair
  • Jeffrey P. Jacobs
  • Vinod H. Thourani
  • Shanda H. Blackmon
  • Kevin D. Accola
  • Richard L. Lee
  • S. Adil Husain
  • Thoralf M. Sundt

Nominating Committee

  • John H. Calhoon, Chair
  • Andrea J. Carpenter
  • David R. Jones
  • Kevin D. Accola

2017-18 STSA Executive Council


Self-Nomination Process