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Executive Committee of the Board of Governors


The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors shall act as a liaison between the Board of Governors and the Board of Regents, and as a steering committee for the Board of Governors. The link between Governors and the Executive Committee is maintained by class representatives, who are responsible for transmitting information from their constituents to the Executive Committee and from the Executive Committee back to the Governors.

Responsibilities include:

Recommendations on all plans that require input, implementation or follow-up by Governors.

Developing or reviewing recommendations on all plans that require input, implementation or follow-up by Governors.

Mobilizing Governors to participate in national and local activities supporting College priorities.

Overseeing the resolutions process and carrying out specific duties as stipulated in the ACP Board of Governors Resolutions Process.

Transmitting recommendations of the Board of Governors to the Board of Regents as needed.

Planning the Board of Governors spring meeting and fall conference.

Overseeing the chapter dues process and the establishment of chapter dues rates.

Recommending two candidates, from among the third year Governors who have expressed an interest to run for nomination for Chair-elect of the Board of Governors, who, if elected by the Governance Committee, stand for election by the Board of Governors.

Overseeing and providing guidance to Local Nominating Committees on the candidate selection process for Governor-elect elections in their respective jurisdictions.

Acting as a resource in developing guidelines for election procedures for electing Governors-elect.

Composition (7)

Chair, who shall be the Chair, Board of Governors; Vice-Chair, who shall be the Chair-elect, Board of Governors; one representative elected from each of the four classes of Governors; and the Chair, Chapters Subcommittee.

Note: The Chair of the Chapters Subcommittee is appointed through the Board of Regents approved committee and council appointment process.


Chair and Chair-elect shall serve in those positions for one year; class representatives may be elected for a maximum of two, one year terms in that position.

2020-21 Members

William E. Fox, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Chair, Board of Governors)
Fox and Brantley Internal Medicine, PLC
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty: IM

Rebecca A. Andrews, MS, MD, FACP (Regent)
(Chair-Elect, Board of Governors)
Director of Ambulatory Education
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Professor of Medicine
CT Institute of Primary Care Innovation
Farmington, CT
Specialties: IM, CD

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP
(Governor) Oregon
Oregon Health and Science University
Providence Medical Group Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
Specialties: IM, GER

Class Representatives

Maria T. Carney, MD, FACP (Class of 2021)
(Governor) New York Long Island
Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialty: IM

Lawrence (Larry) Ward, MD, MPH, FACP (Class of 2022)
(Governor) Pennsylvania Southeastern
Vice Chair for Clinical Practice and Quality
Associate Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

T. Brian Callister, MD, FACP, SFHM (Class of 2023)
(Governor) Nevada
Professor of Medicine
Director, Rural Medical Education
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Reno, NV
Specialties: IM, HOSP

Robert M. Monger, MD, FACP (Class of 2024)
(Governor) Wyoming
Cheyenne Rheumatology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Specialty: RHU

Staff Liaison: Mary Bieter