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 2020- October 2021

President – Felix Lui, MD, FACS
President-elect – David Shapiro, MD, MHCM, FACS
VP, Annual Meeting – Roselle E. Crombie, MD, FACS
VP, Legislative –  Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, FACS & Brendan Campbell, MD, FACS
VP, Membership – Lindsay Bliss, MD, FACS
Secretary – Royd Fukumoto, MD, FACS
Treasurer – David Shapiro, MD, MHCM, FACS
Immediate Past President – Alan Meinke, MD, FACS
ACS Governor-at-Large – Philip Corvo, MD, MA, FACS (term 2 eff. 10/2018)
ACS Governor-at-Large – Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, FACS (term 2 eff. 10/2020)

Terms Expiring in 2021
Kevin Dwyer, MD, FACS
Shea Gregg, MD, FACS
Scott Kurtzman, MD, FACS
J. Alexander Palesty, MD, FACS
Brian Shames, MD, FACS
Rekha Singh, MD, FACS

Term Ending in 2022
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 – Term ends in 2022
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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CT Chapter of the ACSPA
Executive Director:
Christopher M. Tasik
65 High Ridge Rd, PMB 275
Stamford 06905

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