Board of Directors Information

The American Board of Neurological Surgery consists of 15 directors and officers selected from practicing neurosurgeons certified by the board. Directors are elected after nominations are received from the following societies:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (4)
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons (4)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (4)
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgery (1)
  • Neurosurgical Society of America (1)

Each director serves for a single six-year term. Appointments are staggered and 2-3 new directors join the board each year.

Starting in 2023, over the course of next several years, the number of Director positions nominated through AANS, CNS and SNS will move from four to three.

By 2028, the composition will be:

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (3)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (3)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (3)
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons (3)
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgery (1)
  • Neurosurgical Society of America (1)

Total number of Directors will remain at 15, each director serves for a single six-year term. Appointments are staggered and 2-3 new directors join the board each year.

Executive Director

Fredric B. Meyer, MD

Officers

(As of June 2022)

Frederick Boop, MD
Memphis, Tennessee
Chair

John J. Knightly, MD
Morristown, New Jersey
Vice Chair

Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA
Buffalo, New York
Vice Chair

Russell Lonser, MD
Columbus, Ohio
Secretary

John A. Wilson, MD 
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Treasurer

Directors

(As of June 2022)

Cargill Alleyne, MD
Augusta, Georgia

Richard W. Byrne, MD
Chicago, Illinois

Paul J. Camarata, MD
Kansas City, Kansas

Judy Huang, MD
Baltimore, Maryland

Randy Jensen, MD 
Salt Lake City, Utah

Steven N. Kalkanis, MD
Detroit, Michigan

Nathan R. Selden, MD, PhD
Portland, Oregon

Marjorie C. Wang, MD 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Langston Holly, MD
Santa Monica, California

Howard Riina, MD
New York, New York

The main office for the American Board of Neurological Surgery is located in Rochester, Minnesota.

Staff are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central.