American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

What Do ACS Governors Do?

A Governor's responsibilities fall under three main headings: attend, communicate, and participate.

Find a Governor

See the list of Governors by Chapter, Specialty Society, or location.

Governor Facts

Our  Board of Governors consists of 284 members from all over the world, representing many different surgical specialties and societies. This graphic describes the breakdown of Governors via country, specialty, and type.

How Do I Appoint a Governor?

First, visit the Nominations page and then follow the guidelines.

How Do I Appoint an Officer of the College?

Learn the requirements to appoint an officer of the College.