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

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS

Chair
General surgery
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Nancy Lynn Gantt, MD, FACS

Nancy Lynn Gantt, MD, FACS

Vice-Chair
General surgery
St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Center
Youngstown, OH

Andre Campbell, MD, FACS, FACP, FCCM

Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS

Secretary
General surgery
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Mark Alan Dobbertien, DO, FACS

Mark Alan Dobbertien, DO, FACS

Member Services Pillar Lead
General surgery
Naval Hospital Jacksonville
Flagler Hospital
St. Augustine, FL

Ross F. Goldberg, MD, FACS

Ross F. Goldberg, MD, FACS

Advocacy and Health Policy Pillar Lead
General surgery
Creighton University School of Medicine and Valleywise Health
Phoenix, AZ

Bryan K. Richmond, MD, MBA, FACS

Bryan K. Richmond, MD, MBA, FACS

Communications Pillar Lead
General surgery
West Virginia University Physicians of Charleston and West Virginia University/Charleston Division
Charleston, WV

Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS

Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS

Education Pillar Lead
General surgery
INOVA Fairfax Medical Campus
Falls Church, VA

Danielle Saunders Walsh, MD, FACS, FAAP

Danielle Saunders Walsh, MD, FACS, FAAP

Quality, Research, and Optimal Patient Care Pillar Lead
Pediatric surgery
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Greenville, NC