AASPA Leadership

AASPA leaders are all surgical PAs or PA students who volunteer their time to support and advance the surgical PA profession and ultimately better surgical patient care.

Congratulations to our Leadership Team!

Congratulations to the following members elected to the Board of Directors positions for the 2018-2020 term. The term for all positions is July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020. To volunteer for leadership, visit Volunteer Opportunities or contact us.

Board of Directors

President

Erika Nigam, MPAS, PA-C

aaspa.enigam@gmail.com

Immediate Past President

Maj. Jon Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C

jvanhorn@lhs.org

ACS-CSPS Representative

Maj. Jon Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C

jvanhorn@lhs.org

ACS-CSPS Representative

Margaret Holland, MPAS, PA-C

aaspa.education@gmail.com

Margaret Holland BIO

President Elect

Erin Sherer, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, RD

Aaspa.erin@gmail.com

Erin Sherer BIO

Secretary

Elizabeth Erickson, PA-C

burdi1ec@gmail.com

Elizabeth Erickson BIO

Directors-at-Large

Director of Education

Margaret Holland, MPAS, PA-C

aaspa.education@gmail.com

Director of Marketing

Megan Spearin, MPAS, PA-C

Megan.aaspa@gmail.com

Megan Spearin BIO

Director of Information Technology

Position Vacant

Student Representative

Martin Martinez

Martin Martinez, PA-S

aaspa.studentrepresentative@gmail.com

Martin Martinez BIO

Assistant Student Representative

Erin O'Neill

Dr. Erin O'Neill, DPM

erin.oneill@ufl.edu

Erin O'Neill BIO

Committee Chairpersons

CME Committee Chair, Student Affairs Chair, Finance Committee

Erika Nigam, MPAS, PA-C

aaspa.enigam@gmail.com

Reimbursement Chair

Rolando Garcia, PA-C

 

 

Membership Chair

Position Vacant

Scholarship Chair

Bob Sammartano, PA-C

Nominating Committee

Erin Sherer, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, RD

Aaspa.erin@gmail.com

Website Chair, AASPA Historian

Gerald Simons

GTSimons@med.cornell.edu

 

Corporate Relations Committee, Strategic Planning Committee

Maj. Jon Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C

jvanhorn@lhs.org

Kirklin Award Committee

Dana Gray, PA-C

Specialty Representatives

Trauma Representative

Richard G. Winters, DHSc, PA-C

Richard G. Winters BIO

Vascular Representative

Gerald T. Simons, PA-C

 

 

Pediatric Surgery Representative

Robert Sammartano, PA-C

Plastic & Reconstruction Representative

Leah Kenney, PA-C

Bariatric Surgery Representative

Transplant Surgery Representative

Pamela R. Patton, PA, MSP

Pamela R. Patton BIO

Anesthesia Representative

Mike Champion, PA-C

Ophthalmology Representative

Seeking a Representative Chairperson

Contact AASPA for more information

Colon & Rectal Surgery Representative

Brian Lane, MD

Orthopaedics Representative

Carol Fiore, PA-C

Neurosurgery Representative

Joseph Hlavin, PA-C (Spine)
James Piotrowski, PA-C (Brain)

Military Representative

Catherine Gaines, PA-C, Lt. Col (Ret.), COANG, BSC

gainescat@aol.com

ENT/Head and Neck Surgery Representative

Seeking a Representative Chairperson

Contact AASPA for more information

Surgical Oncology Representative

Seeking a Representative Chairperson

Contact AASPA for more information

Hepato-Biliary Representative

Roy Constantine, PhD, MPH, PA-C

Critical Care Representative

Ashish Seth, MBA, PA-C

Cardiac Surgery Representative

Michael Nowak, PA-C

Active Duty Military Liaison

Major James Huang, DSc, PA-C

james.e.huang.mil@mail.mil

Management Staff

Affinity Strategies

aaspa@affinity-strategies.com