BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is the principal policy-making body of the Foundation of the AAGL. Responsible for managing the affairs and strategic direction of the organization, the Board also oversees the investment policy and ascertains that contributions are allocated in accordance with donor agreements.

PRESIDENT

K. Warren Volker, MD, PhD

Dr. Volker is passionate about the massive achievements that have been accomplished in improving the standard of surgical care for women.

VICE PRESIDENT

John Sunyecz, MD, FACOG

Dr. Sunyecz actively helps with strategic planning and provides guidance on the philanthropic efforts of the AAGL Foundation.

SECRETARY TREASURER

Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG

We must continue to support the surgical innovation and academic pursuit of all AAGL members, whether it be from the university, the large medical group or the individuals who were the early innovators, as well as the individual physician.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Shanti Mohling, MD, FACOG

Dr. Mohling translates the concept of mission into a culture of excellence to support the advancement of minimally invasive gynecology.

BOARD MEMBER

Shannon Cohn, JD

Ms. Cohn guides outreach to other organizations, industry partners, and AAGL members for support of the Foundation’s mission.

BOARD MEMBER

Joseph M. Gobern, MD, MBA, FACOG

Dr. Gobern is passionate about providing quality, patient-centered care to women at all stages of life.

BOARD MEMBER

Kristinell Keil, MD, FACOG, FACS

Dr. Keil believes in focusing on the healthcare needs of women via highly specialized training in the field of minimally invasive gynecology.

BOARD MEMBER

Thomas Lyons, MD, MS

My goal with the foundation is to provide a clinical creative perspective to the foundation’s activities both academically and philanthropically.

BOARD MEMBER

Javier Magrina, MD

The Foundation plays a major role to stimulate, support, and expand the immense talent within AAGL. Financial growth of the Foundation translates into AAGL research which translates into advancement of the surgical sciences and improved patient care. We are here for our patients.

BOARD MEMBER

Vadim V. Morozov, MD, FACOG, FACS

I am passionate to continue the legacy of the AAGL, seeking and providing support for development of new technology, merit-based research and education. I am striving to provide the Foundation of the AGGL with means necessary to achieve those goals

BOARD MEMBER

Lori Warren, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

It is an honor for me to serve on the AAGL Foundation Board, and as an advocate for women’s health, I strive to inspire and support quality care, education, and better access for minimally invasive surgery.

BOARD MEMBER

Linda Michels

Ms. Michels is the AAGL Executive Director. She creates a bridge of consistency and historical knowledge between the two organizations.