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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.

2015-16 Members

Andrew Dunn, MD, SFHM, FACP (Chair, Board of Governors)
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP (Chair-elect, Board of Governors)
(Governor) New York Hudson Valley
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Bassett Healthcare
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Cooperstown, NY
Specialties: IM, GER

Michelle L. Rossi, MD, FACP, Chair, Chapters Subcommittee
(Governor) Florida
Associate Residency Program Director
Internal Medicine
Hospitalist, VA Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of FL
Gainesville, FL
Specialty: IM, Hospitalist

Class Representatives

Banu Erhan Symington, MD, FACP (Class of 2016)
(Governor) Idaho
Hematologist and Oncologist
Mountain States Tumor Institute
St. Luke’s Health System
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: IM, ON, HEM

Christina Reimier, MD, FACP (Class of 2017)
(Governor) Colorado
Primary Care Physician
Poudre Valley Internists
Univ. of Colorado Health
Fort Collins, CO
Specialty: IM

Donna P. Seminara, MD, FACP (Class of 2018)
(Governor) New York Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island
Island Internist PC
Staten Island, NY
Specialties: Primary Care, GER

Michael S. Bronze, MD, MACP, FIDSA (Class of 2019)
(Governor) Oklahoma
David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine
Stewart Wolf Endowed Chair,
Chairman of Medicine
OU Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties: IM, ID

Staff Liaison: Mary Bieter mbieter@acponline.org

Page updated: 4-21-15

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