Listed below please find the current Executive Leadership and Council members for the Connecticut Chapter. Officers and Council Member terms expire at the Annual Meeting. Membership for all Committees is open to any active (dues paying) members and associate members of the Chapter. Please contact the Committee Chair or the Executive Director for more information.

The Commission on Cancer, the Young Surgeon’s Committee, the Resident’s Committee, the Committee on Trauma, and the Women in Surgery Committee each host annual meetings at the CTACSPA Annual Meeting.

October 2023- October 2024

President – David Shapiro, MD, MHCM, FACS
President-elect – Royd Fukumoto, MD, FACS
VP, Annual Meeting – Roselle Crombie, MD, FACS
VP, Legislative –  Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, FACS & Brendan Campbell, MD, FACS
VP, Membership – Open
Secretary – Christine Finck, MD, FACS
Treasurer – Shawna Kettyle, MD, FACS
Immediate Past President – Felix Lui, MD, FACS
ACS Governor-at-Large – Alan Meinke, MD, FACS (term 1 eff. 10/2021)
ACS Governor-at-Large – Felix Lui, MD, FACS (term 1 eff. 10/2023)

Term Ending in 2023
Roselle Crombie, MD, FACS
Christine Finck, MD, FACS
Kevin Dwyer, MD, FACS
Shea Gregg, MD, FACS
Scott Kurtzman, MD, FACS
J. Alexander Palesty, MD, FACS
Rekha Singh, MD, FACS

Term Ending in 2024
Lindsay Bliss, MD
Adrian Maung, MD, FACS
Manuel Moutinho, MD
Richard Weiss, MD, FACS

Committee Chairs 
Legislative Committee & HPAC Delegate – Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, FACS
Membership Committee – Lindsay Bliss, MD, FACS
Patient Safety & Quality – Kevin Schuster, MD, FACS
Women in Surgery Committee: Christine Finck, MD, FACS
Young Fellows Committee – Kristen Glasgow, MD, FACS

Ex-Officio Members
Kevin Schuster – Chair, CT Committee on Trauma
Jeanne Capasse, MD, FACS – Chair, Commission on Cancer
Neil Floch, MD, FACS – CT Chapter ASMBS Liaison
Shawn Leichty, MD – Chair, Resident Committee


Executive Director
Christopher M. Tasik

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