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

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

Steve Wolf

President Elect
William G. Cioffi, Jr., MD, FACS
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

William Cioffi

First Vice-President
William L. Hickerson, MD, FACS
Firefighters’ Regional Burn Center
Memphis, TN

Bill Hickerson

Second Vice-President
Kevin K. Chung, MD, FCCM
US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Kevin Chung, MD

Secretary
Leopoldo C. Cancio, MD, FACS
US Army
San Antonio, TX

Cancio Lee

Program Chair
Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD, FACS
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA

Lucy Wibbenmeyer

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

Senior Membership Officer
Kathe M. Conlon, BSN, RN, MSHS
The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas
West Orange, NJ

Kathe Conlon

Membership Officers
Vincent A. Gabriel, MD, MSc, FRCPC
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada

Vince Gabriel

Elizabeth Dideon Hess,LCSW
Lehigh Valley Hospital Burn Center
Allentown, PA

Elizabeth Dideon Hess, LCSW

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

Past Presidents
Edward E. Tredget, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
Firefighters’ Burn Treatment Unit
University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Edward Tredget

Michael D. Peck, MD, ScD, FACS
Arizona Burn Center
Phoenix, AZ

Michael Peck

Linwood R. Haith, MD, FACS, FCCM
The Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center
Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Upland, PA

Member, Board of Governors American College of Surgeons
Nicole S. Gibran, MD, FACS
University of Washington Regional Burn Center
Seattle, WA

Nicole Gibran

Member, Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care Board
American Board of Surgery
Tina L. Palmieri, MD, FACS, FCCM
Shriners Hospitals for Children and University of California Davis
Sacramento, CA