Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Board of Directors has 34 members. Members serve six-year terms and at a minimum attend annual board meetings. The board:

  • Provides leadership
  • Makes policy decisions
  • Decides strategic direction and vision

An Executive Committee serves as the operational branch of the Board, assisting the Alumni Center in carrying out the daily management of the business of the Alumni Association and ensuring that the strategic direction set by the Board is carried out.

To learn about becoming a Board member, visit the nomination information page.


 

Officers and Executive Committee of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Board of Directors

  • Susheela Bala, M.D. (PAIM ’87), San Bernardino, California – President
  • Eric S. Edell, M.D. (THD ’88), Rochester, Minnesota – President Elect
  • Carl L. Backer, M.D. (MED ’80), Winnetka, Illinois – Vice President
  • Peter C. Amadio, M.D. (OR ’83), Rochester, Minnesota – Secretary-Treasurer
  • Juan M. Sarmiento, M.D. (SR ’96, PRES ’98, S ’00, S-GI ’02), Atlanta, Georgia – Past President
  • Judith D. Anderson, Rochester, Minnesota – Director
  • David C. Agerter, M.D. (MED ’79, FM ’82), Rochester, Minnesota (Term Expires 2019)
  • Dawn Marie Davis, M.D. (PD ’03, DERM ’06), Rochester, Minnesota – Alumni Center Medical Director
  • Holly Geyer, M.D. (I ’11), Scottsdale, Arizona (Term expires 2017)
  • Eddie Greene, M.D. (NEPH ’00), Rochester, Minnesota – Philanthropy Role
  • Louis (Jim) Maher, III, Ph.D. (BIOC ’95), Rochester, Minnesota (Term expires 2017)
  • Steven H. Rose, M.D. (MED ’81, I ’82, ANES ’84), Rochester, Minnesota – Ex Officio
  • Robert P. Shannon, M.D. (FM ’00), Pontra Vedra Beach, Florida (Term expires 2019)
  • Maria G. Valdes, M.D. (PD ’91), Rochester, Minnesota (Term expires 2017)

Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Board of Directors

Term Expires 2017

  • Theresa S. Emory, M.D. (PATH ’94), Bristol, Virginia
  • Alan M. Freedman, M.D. (PLS ’89), Great Neck, New York
  • David L. Graham, M.D. (MED ’87, I ’90, HEMO ’93), Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Kennith F. Layton, M.D. (R-NEU ’05), Dallas, Texas
  • Mary M. Reynolds, M.D. (MED ’98), Golden, Colorado
  • Burkhard W. Wippermann, M.D. (BIOM ’87), Hildesheim, Germany

Term Expires 2019

  • S. Ann Colbourne, M.D. (I ’93, ADGM ’94), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Suzanne Tollerud Ildstad, M.D. (MED ’78), Louisville, Kentucky
  • Joseph G. Mayo, III, M.D. (MED ’83, I ’85, OR ’89), Placentia, California
  • Richard L. Morgan, M.D. (CCM-A ’85), Lenexa, Kansas
  • Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D. (PATH ’79), Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Sumeet S. Teotia, M.D. (PRES ’97, S ’01, CI ’03), Dallas, Texas

Term Expires 2021

  • Robert L. Bratton, M.D. (FM ’93), Lexington, Kentucky
  • Serta M. Cicek, M.D. (CS ’97), Turkey
  • John P. Loftus, M.D. (MED ’89, S ’94, VS ’95), Napa, California
  • David M. Skillrud, M.D. (I ’82, THD ’85), Bloomington, Illinois
  • Olayemi (Yemi) Sokumbi, M.D. (MED ’09, DERM ’13), Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • Enrique Wolpert, M.D. (GI ’69), Mexico City, Mexico

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Representatives 2015-2017

  • Brian R. Rodysill (CTSA ’16, MED ’18) – Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Leah A. Schmelkin (MED ’17)- Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Christopher Livia (MDPH ’21)- Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education Representatives

  • George Saffouri, M.D. (I ’15, GI ’17), Rochester, Minnesota
  • Ryan Ung, D.O. (I ’16, CV ’17), Jacksonville, Florida
  • Catherine Chen, M.D. (PRES ’13, U ’17), Scottsdale, Arizona