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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is our governing body and includes 21 members:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Immediate Past President
  • President-Designate
  • The CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee
  • The CHEST Foundation, President-Elect and Trustee
  • Ten Regents-at-Large
  • Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council of Networks
  • Chair of the Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors
  • Secretary
  • CHEST Editor in Chief

2022 Board of Regents

David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP, President and Chair,
Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, President-Elect and Vice-Chair
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCPImmediate Past President
Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, President-Designate
Ian T. Nathanson, MD, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee


Douglas A. Arenberg, MD, FCCP
Vera A. De Palo, MD, FCCP
Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP
John A. Howington, MD, FCCP
Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP
Lisa K. Moores, MD, FCCP
Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP
Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP
Nneka O. Sederstrom, PhD, MA, FCCP
Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP
Cassie C. Kennedy, MD, FCCP, Chair, Council of Networks
Semra Bilaceroglu, MD, FCCP, Chair, Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors

Ex Officio Members

Robert DeMarco, MD, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President-Elect & Trustee
Peter J. Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, CHEST, Editor-in-Chief
Robert A. Musacchio, PhD, CHEST Executive Vice President and CEO

College Board of Regents Meetings

Meetings of the College Board of Regents are open for members to attend and observe.* Below you will find a list of upcoming meetings:

  • Winter 2022: Friday, January 21, 2022, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm MT (Hybrid, Tucson, AZ)
  • Spring 2022: Thursday, April 7, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm CT (Hybrid, Glenview, IL)
  • Summer 2022: Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ET Hybrid, Atlanta, GA)
  • Fall 2022: Friday, October 24, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm CT at the annual meeting in Nashville, TN

*Please note: Exact dates and times of the meetings are subject to change. Portions of the meeting may be closed and guidelines related to guest member participation is at the discretion of the President. If you're interested in observing an upcoming meeting, please contact Suzanne Sletto, CAE at