NESO Board

NESO 2023-24 Leadership

NESO is guided by its Board of Directors. This is comprised of an Executive group of Officers, Delegates to the AAO, and Representatives from State Components and AAO Councils.

To learn more about how to get involved in NESO committees or leadership, view the Pathway to Leadership.

NESO Board of Directors

NESO Officers

Executive Committee

President – Dr. Mariana Haughey

President-elect – Dr. Katherine (Katie) Klein

Secretary – Dr. Sercan Akyalcin

Treasurer – Dr. Renee Pompei

Trustee – Dr. Ken Webb

Immediate Past-President – Dr. Lisa Howard

Past President – Dr. Salvatore Manente

AAO Council Representatives

COC – Dr. Meghann Dombroski

COE – Dr. Sercan Akyalcin

COGA – Dr. Phil Mansour

COB – Dr. Benjamin Chan

COMEJC – Dr. Christopher (Chris) Murphy

COOP – Dr. Renee Pompei

COSA – Dr. Thikriat Al-Jewair

CONYM – Dr. Christos Papadopoulos

AAOF – Dr. Christina Bonebreak-Jackson

AAO-PAC – Dr. Adam Donnell

ABO Director – Dr. Emile Rossouw

Component Directors

Atlantic Provinces – Dr. Christos Papadopoulos

Connecticut – OPEN

Maine – Dr. Donald Cassidy

Massachusetts – Dr. Katherine Klein

New Hampshire – OPEN

New York – Dr. Marlin Salmon

Québec – Dr. Antonio Rossi

Rhode Island – Dr. Gregory Pezza

Vermont – Dr. Zachary Librizzi


Dr. Phil Mansour (Delegate Chair)

Dr. Mariana Haughey (President)

Dr. Katie Klein (President – Elect)

Dr. Lee Erickson

Dr. Salvatore Manente

Dr. Marlin Salmon

Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Blasius

Dr. Lauren Vitkus

Alternate Delegates

Dr. Christopher Murphy

Dr. Thikriat Al-Jewair

Dr. Sercan Akyalcin (Secretary)

Dr. Renee Pompei (Treasurer)