Nominating Committee

Committee Description

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL – Big Audacious Goal (BAG)
To be the globally recognized leader in cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and perioperative care.

MISSION
The Nominating Committee assembles a list of the willing and most qualified candidates for positions in the Society leadership. SCA members rely on this committee to provide candidates that have expressed interest in the position, have agreed to serve, and are qualified for the office for which they have been nominated.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Nominating committee is to identify and provide quality leadership for SCA. This is done through the regular and systematic evaluation of the board’s strengths and weaknesses, the identification of potential Board/Committee Members, and the ongoing training and education of board members. Specific duties include:

  • To review the applications of SCA members who are interested in serving as a Society leader.
  • To nominate at least one individual for all elected positions in the Society.
  • To provide a slate of candidates on or before December 15 preceding an election year.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The committee reports to the SCA Board of Directors.

MEETING
The committee meets annually via telephone conference before the October SCA Board Meeting.

COMPOSITION
The committee is composed of the President, the President-Elect, the Immediate Past President, and two elected members-at-large.

TERM
Committee members serve a two year term for the duration of their elected position.

Committee Members

Full Name Institution Committee Title Term Ends
Stanton K. Shernan, MD FAHA FASE Brigham and Women’s Hospital President April, 2021
Andrew D. Shaw, MB FCCM FFICM FRCA University of Alberta President-Elect April, 2021
Christopher A. Troianos, MD FASE Cleveland Clinic Chair (Immediate Past President)/Board Liaison April, 2021
Jacob Gutsche, MD Perelman School of Medicine University of PA Elected Member April, 2021
Adriaan Van Rensburg, MD MBChB MMED FCASA FRCPC University of Toronto Elected Member April, 2021