Dear WSRS members,

In accordance with our society’s bylaws, the Nominations Committee has recommended and the Board of Trustees has approved the slate of councilors and alternate councilors which is listed below.

According to the bylaws, that slate is now being published to the members at least 30 days prior to the election which will be held during the members’ business meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. at the 2017 WSRS Annual Meeting.

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center, Crystal Ballroom
17620 International Blvd, Seattle WA 98188

All dues paying and retired members are eligible to vote in this election.

At the annual meeting, additional nominations shall be accepted from the floor and election shall be by a voice vote of members present. A majority of votes cast for the slate or individual nominees shall be declared elected.

The recommended slate is as follows:

Councilor to the ACR – Jonathan Medverd, MD, FACR
For re-election to a second 3-year term as a councilor to the ACR for a term running 6/1/18 through 5/31/21.

Alternate Councilors:
The following WSRS members have been nominated for a one-year term as an Alternate Councilor to the ACR for a one-year term, 6/1/18 through 5/31/19:

Leila Bender, MD
Puneet Bhargava, MD
Peter Eby, MD, FACR
Ben Johnson, DO
Kalpana Kanal, PhD, FACR
Erik Kilgore, MD, FACR
Somnath Prabhu, MD

YPS Representative to the ACR and 8th alternate councilor, for a one-year term running 6/1/18 through 5/31/19: Baiju Shah, MD

If you have any questions about the slate or the elections process, please contact Executive Director Debra Alderman at 206-956-3650 or email: and she can put you in touch with the Nominations Committee.

We look forward to seeing you at the WSRS Annual Meeting on October 14. If you have not yet had a chance to do so, please visit our website for full information and to register online.