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

About the Board of Governors Leadership

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors is comprised of eight members.

Coordination with Board of Regents

  • Three officer positions serve as ex-officio members on Board of Regents and attend Board of Regents Meetings.
  • The Vice Chair of the Board of Regents serves as an ex-officio.

Collaboration with ACS Divisions

  • Each of the five ACS Pillars are represented by an Executive Committee member who serves as a Pillar Lead.
  • Pillar Leads hold quarterly calls with division directors.

Activities

  • Hold monthly conference calls.
  • Host Governor Orientation Webinars/Meetings.
  • Plan Annual Business Meeting.

Current Officers

Steven Stain, MD, FACS

Steven C. Stain, MD, FACS

Chair
General surgery
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS

Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS

Vice-Chair
General surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS

Secretary
General surgery
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD, FACS

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD, FACS

Member Services Pillar Lead
Pediatric surgery
Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS

Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS

Education Pillar Lead
General surgery
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, CA

Taylor Sohn Riall, MD, FACS

Taylor Sohn Riall, MD, FACS

Quality, Research, and Optimal Patient Care Pillar Lead
General surgery
Banner-University Medical Center University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Mika N. Sinanan, MD, FACS

Mika N. Sinanan, MD, FACS

Advocacy and Health Policy Pillar Lead
General surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

David J. Welsh, MD, FACS

David J. Welsh, MD, MBA, FACS

Communications Pillar Lead
General surgery
Private practice
Batesville, IN