The ABA is governed by the Board of Trustees. Board members formulate policy and provide oversight to ensure the success of the association.

William L. Hickerson, MD, FACS
Firefighters’ Regional Burn Center
Memphis, TN

President Elect
Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD, FACS
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Iowa City, IA

Lucy Wibbenmeyer

Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, FACS
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX

Charles J. Yowler, MD, FACS, FCCM
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Program Chair
Robert Cartotto, MD, FRCS(C)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada

Board Members
Elizabeth Dideon Hess, LCSW
Private Practice Psychotherapist
Allentown, PA

Ingrid Parry, MS, PT, BT-C
Shriners Hospital for Children
Sacramento, CA

Lisa Forbes, MSc, OT Reg(MB), BT-C
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

James Hill Holmes, IV, MD, FACS
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Jody Rood, RN, BSN
Regions Hospital Burn Center
St. Paul, MN

Victor C. Joe, MD, FACS
University of California Irvine Health Regional Burn Center
Orange, CA

Past Presidents
William G. Cioffi, Jr., MD, FACS
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

Steven E. Wolf, MD, FACS
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Steve Wolf