ASA News: Candidates Announce for Elected Office

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September 1, 2013 Volume 77, Number 9
ASA News: Candidates Announce for Elected Office

Since the announcement was made in the April NEWSLETTER, 11 ASA members have declared their candidacies for elected offices. The Candidates’ Forum page is now available on the ASA website at

A member’s announcement of candidacy does not constitute a formal nomination to an office, nor is it a prerequisite for being nominated. Formal nominations are made from the floor of the House of Delegates at the first session, as prescribed by the ASA Bylaws (section Those physician anesthesiologists who have declared they are seeking office are:

John P. Abenstein, M.D.

First Vice President
Daniel J. Cole, M.D.

Vice President for Professional Affairs
Stanley W. Stead, M.D.Erin A. Sullivan, M.D.

Vice President for Scientific Affairs
Beverly K. Philip, M.D.

Linda J. Mason, M.D.

James D. Grant, M.D.

Assistant Secretary
Jeffrey Plagenhoef, M.D.

Assistant Treasurer
Mary Dale Peterson, M.D.

Speaker, House of Delegates
Steven L. Sween, M.D.

Vice Speaker, House of Delegates
Ronald L. Harter, M.D.


In Memoriam

Donald J. Bradley, M.D.
Buffalo, New York
October 18, 2011

Philip Bromage, M.D.
Williston, Vermont
June 7, 2013

Marilyn Chasin, M.D.
Mendham, New Jersey
April 7, 2013

William Colantoni, M.D.
Moline, Illinois
May 3, 2013

Edward Davies, M.B., Ch.B.
St Croix, Virgin Islands
May 23, 2013

Arumugam B. Jayaraj, M.D.
Goshen, New York
April 20, 2013

Birute A. Kasakaitis, M.D.
Oak Lawn, Illinois
February 6, 2013

James A. Littlefield, M.D.
Cornish, New Hampshire
March 12, 2013

Timothy D. Partridge, D.O.
Exeter, New Jersey
June 25, 2013

Richard Y. Shin, M.D.
Bloomfield Hills, MI
May 17, 2013

Ralph Simon, M.D.
San Angelo, Texas
May 18, 2012

Howard S. Smith, M.D.
Delmar, New York
May 8, 2013

Robert E. Swank, M.D.
Chillicothe, Ohio
December 14, 2012

Niels R. Waehneldt, M.D.
Mercer Island, Washington
June 23, 2013

David Wadle, D.O., Ph.D.
Des Moines, Iowa
July 18, 2012

Samuel Gould Welborn, M.D.
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 19, 2010

John Harold White, M.D.
Waynesboro, Virginia
May 19, 2011

Winthrop P. Wilcox, Jr., M.D.
Naples, Florida
June 23, 2013