Endowment Oversight Committee

Committee Description


SCA will be a global leader in comprehensive professional development that promotes the provision of safe, high quality, cost-effective medical care for patients undergoing cardiovascular and thoracic procedures.

The mission of the committee is to manage the activities and donations towards the SCA Endowment.

The purpose of the committee is to:

  1. Determine the total amount of available funds to be distributed each year in accordance with the terms of the Deed of Gift and such policies as may be adopted by the SCA Board from time to time.
  2. Recommend to the SCA Board of Directors the programs, grants, awards, or activities to which to allocate Available Funds
  3. Recommend to the Board of Directors potential efforts to grow philanthropic donations to the fund.

The committee reports to the SCA Board of Directors.

The committee meets at least once per year.

The committee is composed of the Chair and six other committee members. The members consist of three SCA Board of Directors and three SCA Foundation advisors. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

Committee members serve for a term of two years.

Committee Members

Full Name Institution Committee Title Term Ends
Andrew D. Shaw, MB FCCM FFICM FRCA University of Alberta President-Elect April, 2021
David Reich, MD Mount Sinai Medical Center Chair April, 2021
Christopher A. Troianos, MD FASE Cleveland Clinic Past-President April, 2021
Nancy A. Nussmeier, MD Massachusetts General Hospital Member April, 2021
Joyce A. Wahr, MD University of Minnesota Member April, 2021
Glenn Gravlee, MD University of Colorado Denver Member April, 2021