CHESTBoard of Regents

Board of Regents

Nominations for the Board of Regents are open until July 1. In person interviews for the CHEST 2027 President will be held on Friday, August 30 at CHEST Headquarters. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application by the end of October. APPLY NOW »

The Board of Regents is our governing body and includes 18-21 members:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Immediate Past President
  • President-Designate
  • 11-14 Regents-at-Large
  • Board of Advisors Chair
  • Networks Chair

2024 Board of Regents

Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, President
John A. Howington, MD, FCCP, President-Elect
Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP, President-Designate
Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, Immediate Past President


Douglas A. Arenberg, MD, FCCP
Hassan K. Bencheqroun, MD, FCCP
Christopher L. Carroll, MD, FCCP
Kevin M. Chan, MD, FCCP
Angel Coz, MD, FCCP
Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
Vera A. De Palo, 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
Lynn T. Tanoue, MD, FCCP
Robert De Marco, MD, FCCP, Board of Advisors Chair
Margaret A. Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP, Networks Chair
Robert A. Musacchio, PhD, CHEST CEO

Meetings of the College Board of Regents are open for members to attend and observe.* These are the meetings scheduled for 2024:

  • Winter 2024: Friday, February 2, 8 am – 4 pm AT (San Juan, PR)
  • Spring 2024: Friday, May 17, 8 am – 4 pm PT (San Diego, CA)
  • Summer 2024:  Thursday, August 29, 8 am – 4 pm CT (Glenview, IL)
  • Fall 2024: Saturday, October 5, 1- 5 pm ET at the annual meeting in Boston, MA

*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