Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Endowment Oversight Committee

Endowment Oversight Council Description & Roster

SCA will be a global leader in comprehensive professional development that promotes the provision of safe, high quality, cost-effective medical care for patients undergoing cardiovascular and thoracic procedures.

The mission of the council is to manage the activities and donations towards the SCA Endowment.

The purpose of the council is to:

  1. Determine the total amount of available funds to be distributed each year in accordance with the terms of the Deed of Gift and such policies as may be adopted by the SCA Board from time to time.
  2. Recommend to the SCA Board of Directors the programs, grants, awards, or activities to which to allocate Available Funds
  3. Recommend to the Board of Directors potential efforts to grow philanthropic donations to the fund.

The council reports to the SCA Board of Directors.

The council meets at least once per year.

The council is composed of the Chair and other Society members. The members consist of three SCA Board of Directors and three SCA Foundation advisors. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

Council members serve for a term of two years.

2023-2024 Council Roster

Isobel Russell, MD – Chair/SCA Board Liaison
Bruce Bollen, MD
Tara Brakke, MD
Anne Cherry, MD
Amanda A. Fox, MD
Nancy Nussmeier, MD
Andrew Shaw, MD
Christopher Troianos, MD
Joyce A. Wahr, MD