Board of Directors

2016-2017 Board of Directors

President (term expires June 2017)
Allan L. Klein, MD, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

President-Elect (term expires June 2017)
Vera H. Rigolin, MD, FASE

Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Vice President (term expires June 2017)
Jonathan Lindner, MD, FASE
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Treasurer (term expires June 2018)
Benjamin W. Eidem, MD, FASE

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Secretary (term expires June 2017)
Deborah A. Agler, ACS, RCT, RDCS, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Council Representative (term expires June 2018)
Sue D. Phillip, RCS, FASE

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Immediate Past President (term expires June 2017)
Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FASE

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Chief Executive Officer
Robin Wiegerink, MNPL
American Society of Echocardiography
Morrisville, NC



(Terms expire June 2017)

Hollie D. Carron, RDCS, FASE
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Aasha S. Gopal, MD, FASE
St. Francis Medical Center
Roslyn, NY

Tasneem Z. Naqvi, MD, FRCP, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Andrew Pellett, PhD, RDCS, FASE
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Cynthia C. Taub, MD, FASE
Montefiore Medical Center
New York, NY

(Terms Expire June 2018)

Federico Asch, MD, FASE
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX

Stephen H. Little, MD, FASE
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston, TX

Maryellen H. Orsinelli, RN, RDCS, FASE
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital
Columbus, OH

Elaine Shea, ACS, RCS, RCCS, FASE
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Berkeley/Oakland, CA


(Terms Expire June 2019)

Edward Gill, MD, FASE
University of Colorado, Denver
Denver, CO

James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

David Wiener, MD, FASE
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE
Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Liza Sanchez, RCS, FASE
Univ. of TX MD Anderson Medical Center
Houston, TX



Benjamin F. Byrd III, MD, FASE
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Patricia A. Pellikka, MD, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Neil J. Weissman, MD, FASE
MedStar Health Research Institute
Washington, DC



Council on Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
Term expires June 2017:  Meryl S. Cohen, MD, FASE
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Council on Perioperative Echocardiography
Term expires June 2017:  Roman M. Sniecinski, MD, FASE
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Council on Cardiovascular Sonography
Term expires June 2018Carol Mitchell, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), FASE
University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI

Council on Vascular Ultrasound
Term expires June 2017:  Soo H. Kim, MD, MPH, RPVI, FASE
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH