Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors includes the president, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary/Treasurer, and CEO/Executive Vice President and conducts the daily Academy business.

Benjamin D. Hoffman, MD, FAAP


Term: 1/1/24 - 12/31/24


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Susan Kressly, MD, FAAP


Term: 1/1/24 - 12/31/24


Sandy Chung, MD, FAAP

Immediate Past President

Term: 1/1/24 - 12/31/24


Margaret 'Meg' Fisher, MD, FAAP


Term: 1/1/24 - 12/31/24


Mark Del Monte, JD

CEO/Executive Vice President

Board of Directors

The Academy is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of thirteen members and the Executive Committee for a total of seventeen members. Ten members of the board are district chairpersons, elected by members from a specific geographic area. At-large members are elected nationally by all members, and have leadership experience in committees, councils and sections.

Patricia Flanagan, MD, FAAP

District I: Providence, RI

Jeffrey Kaczorowski, MD, FAAP

District II: Pittsford, NY

Margaret 'Meg' Fisher, MD, FAAP

District III: Long Branch, NJ

Patricia Purcell, MD, MBA, FAAP

District IV: Louisville, KY

Lia Gaggino

Lia Gaggino, MD, FAAP

District V: Kalamazoo, MI

Dennis M. Cooley, MD, FAAP

District VI: Topeka, KS

Susan Buttross, MD, FAAP

District VII: Canton, MS

Greg Blaschke, MD, MPH, FAAP

District VIII: Portland, OR

Yasuko Fukuda, MD, FAAP

District IX: San Francisco, CA​​

Madeline Joseph, MD, FAAP

District X: Jacksonville, FL

Angela M. Ellison, MD, MSc, FAAP

At Large: Moorestown, NJ

Kristina W. Rosbe, MD, FAAP

At Large: Greenbrae, CA

Joelle N. Simpson, MD, FAAP

At Large: Silver Spring, MD