Board of directors

RSNA’s board of directors is a highly skilled and carefully selected group of individuals committed to the future of radiology and advancing the Society’s mission. Learn about how the board functions.


Board highlights

  • The board consists of six elected directors, the president and the president-elect.
  • Elections are held at every annual meeting.
  • Each director serves a six-year term, and in the last year of the term serves as chairman of the board of directors.
  • Before moving to a chairmanship position, the directors hold functional cabinet positions including:
    • Liaison for education
    • Liaison for information technology and annual meeting
    • Liaison for international affairs
    • Liaison for publications and communications
    • Liaison for science
  • The president is responsible for external relations, and the president-elect serves as the secretary-treasurer and is responsible for assigned major projects.
  • The board ensures periodic rotation of committee personnel and appoints:
    • Committee members, who are responsible for all programming
    • Editors of RSNA journals
  • The board employs an executive director, who serves as CEO of RSNA.

View the board of directors cabinet structure (PDF)


2017-18 board of directors

James P. Borgstede, MD
Chairman, Colorado Springs, CO

Mary C. Mahoney, MD
Liaison for publications and communications, Cincinnati, OH

Bruce G. Haffty, MD
Liaison for science, New Brunswick, NJ

Matthew A. Mauro, MD
Liaison for education, Chapel Hill, NC

Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD
Liaison for information technology and annual meeting, Stanford, CA

Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD
Liaison for international affairs, Boston, MA

Vijay M. Rao, MD
President, Philadelphia, PA

Valerie P. Jackson, MD
President-elect and secretary-treasurer, Tucson, AZ


2017-18 officers

Vijay M. Rao, MD
President, Philadelphia, PA

Valerie P. Jackson, MD
President-elect and secretary-treasurer, Tucson, AZ

David C. Levin, MD
First vice president, Philadelphia, PA

Katherine P. Andriole, PhD
Second vice president, Dedham, MA

Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD
Third vice president, Atlanta, GA

James P. Borgstede, MD
Chairman, Colorado Springs, CO