Members of the Board of Governors serve a three-year term and are the grassroots liaisons between the local chapters, or established geographical areas, and the College headquarters. The Chair and Chair-Elect serve on the Board of Trustees.

Leadership (2019-2020)
  • Chair | Akshay Khandelwal, MD, FACC (Michigan)
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2020
  • Chair-Elect | Daniel M. Philbin, Jr., MD, FACC (Northern New England – New Hampshire)
    Term of Office: 2021 – 2022
  • Immediate Past Chair | Andrew P. Miller, MD, FACC (Alabama)
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2019
Steering Committee (2019-2020)
  • Chair | Akshay Khandelwal, MD, FACC (Michigan)
  • Chair-Elect | Dan Philbin, Jr., MD, FACC (New Hampshire)
  • Immediate Past Chair | Andrew P. Miller, MD, FACC (Alabama)
  • K. John Heilman, III, MD, FACC (South Dakota)
  • Sanjay Gandhi, MBBS, FACC (Ohio)
  • Joseph Marine, MD, FACC (Maryland)
  • Sangeeta Shah, MD, FACC (Louisiana)
  • J. Chad Teeters, MD, FACC (New York - Upstate)
  • Eugene Yang, MD, FACC (Washington)
  • Craig Beavers, PharmD, AACC (CVT Representative)
  • Alice Betz (Chapter Executive Representative)
Governors | United States
  • Alabama | Jason H. Cole, MD, MS, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Alaska | Steve Compton, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Arizona | Kwan Lee, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Arkansas | Aravind N. Rao, MBBS, MPH, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • California (Northern) | Ramin Manshadi, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • California (Southern) | Pranav M. Patel, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Colorado | Joseph Cleveland, Jr., MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Connecticut | Kevin G. Kett, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Craig A. McPherson, MD, FACC
  • Delaware | Anthony W. Clay, DO, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Wasif Qureshi, MBBS, FACC
  • District of Columbia | Jannet F. Lewis, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Florida | David Perloff, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Georgia | J. Jeffrey Marshall, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Hawaii | Todd Seto, MD, MPH, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Idaho | Daniel Noonan, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Illinois | Frank V. Aguirre, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Indiana | Donald R. Westerhausen, Jr., MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Iowa | Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Mahi L. Ashwath, MBBS, FACC
  • Kansas | Steven D. Owens, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Kentucky | Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Louisiana | Sangeeta B. Shah, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Maine | Samip Vasaiwala, MD, MSc, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Maryland | Joseph E. Marine, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Massachusetts | Malissa Wood, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Michigan | David Wohns, MD, MBA, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Minnesota | Stephen J. Smalley, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Mississippi | Bryan Barksdale, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: R. Harper Stone, MD, FACC
  • Missouri | Michael Main, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Montana | Scott Sample, DO, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Nebraska | Steven L. Martin, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Andrew M. Goldsweig, MD, FACC
  • Nevada | Sanjay Malhotra, MBBS, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Chowdhury H. Ahsan, MD, PhD, FACC
  • New Hampshire | Daniel M. Philbin, Jr., MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Jeffrey F. Bleakley, MD, FACC
  • New Jersey | Daniel Shindler, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • New Mexico | Jerry Yatskowitz, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • New York (Upstate) | J. Chad Teeters, MD, MS, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • New York (Metro) | Norma M. Keller, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • North Carolina | William Abernethy, III, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: James Zidar, MD, FACC
  • North Dakota | David J. Clardy, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Nkechi Ijioma, MD, FACC
  • Ohio | Sanjay Gandhi, MBBS, MBA, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Oklahoma | Faisal Latif, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Sanjeev Trehan, MD, FACC
  • Oregon | Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Pennsylvania (Western) | Kathryn Berlacher, MD, MS, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Pennsylvania (Eastern) | Andrew R. Waxler, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Puerto Rico | Juan C. Sotomonte, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2016 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Hector Martinez-Gonzalez, MD, FACC
  • Rhode Island | Daniel J. Levine, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • South Carolina | Jesse Paul Jorgensen, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • South Dakota | K. John Heilman, III, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Elden Rand, MD, FACC
  • Tennessee | Alison Bailey, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Texas | Kenneth M. Shaffer, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 - 2022
  • Utah | John D. Day, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Jared Bunch, MD, FACC
  • Vermont | Friederike Keating, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
  • Virginia | Michael C. Kontos, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Washington | Eugene Yang, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Gautam Nayak, MD, FACC
  • West Virginia | Elie Gharib, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Wisconsin | Joshua Liberman, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Nicole Lohr, MD, PhD, FACC
  • Wyoming | Muhammad Asad A. Khan, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
Governors | Military and Government
  • Federal Cardiology | Mladen I. Vidovich, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2020
Governors | Canada and Mexico
  • Atlantic Provinces | David Bewick, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 - 2022
  • British Columbia | G. B. John Mancini, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Matthew Bennett, MD, FACC
  • Ontario | Luc Michael Beauchesne, M.D., C.M., FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Prairie Provinces | Payam Dehghani, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2022
  • Quebec | Arsene J. Basmadjian, M.D., FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2021
  • Mexico | Armando Garcia-Castillo, MD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2017 – 2020
    Governor-Elect: Xavier Escudero CaƱedo, MD, FACC
Liaison Representatives
  • CVT Representative | Craig Beavers, PharmD, AACC
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2020
  • FIT Representative | Sena Kilic, MD
    Term of Office: 2019 – 2020
  • ECP Representative | Scott M. Lilly, MD, PHD, FACC
    Term of Office: 2018 – 2020