Committees

Committee

Funds For the Future Committee

Chair Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF Cambridge, MA
Vice Chair Linda Nici, MD Providence, RI
Committee Member Anna Lam, MD Boston, MA
Committee Member Bruce K. Rubin, MD, MBA, FRCPC Richmond, VA
Committee Member David Warburton, MD, DSc, ATSF Los Angeles, CA
Committee Member Dona J. Upson, MD, MA, ATSF Albuquerque, NM
Committee Member Eric S. White, MD, MS, FCCP, ATSF Ridgefield, CT
Committee Member Gwen S. Skloot, MD, ATSF Cary, NC
Committee Member Jennifer Trevor, MD Birmingham, AL
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia, PA
Committee Member John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD, ATSF Wynnewood, PA
Committee Member - PAR Representative Kari L. Rosbeck Silver Spring, MD
Committee Member Mary J. Morrell, PhD London, UK, United Kingdom
Committee Member Nicholas S. Hill, MD Boston, MA
Staff Michelle Turenne New York, NY

The ATS Funds for the Future Committee generates charitable funding support to advance the careers of talented individuals committed to basic, clinical and translational research and training of the next generation of health professionals.
The Committee is comprised of ATS members and non-members who have an interest, commitment and/or professional experience in fundraising. Its goals are to cultivate fundraising both within and outside the Society’s membership, develop new approaches to fundraising and advance careers at all stages.
The chair of the FFF Committee is a member of the ATS Board of Directors. The work of the Committee should help move the society’s future plans forward.

Benchmarks, 2022-2023:
• Develop new ATS membership engagement plan to increase donations and diversify the fundraising base; ATS PAR to be included in this effort.
• Engage with prior awardees.
• Develop and implement pilot partnerships with other philanthropic or business entities to expand the fundraising abilities of the ATS.
• Develop new pilot proposal and work to implement with ALA while collaborating with Executive staff on this initiative.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan, including funding mission, priorities, and gratefulness for giving.
• Complete and implement a strategy for health equity fundraising.
• Nominate a diverse slate of candidates for ATS Respiratory Health Awards.