ASCA Announces New Board Members


May 11, 2017

ASCA members have elected two new members to three-year terms on its Board of Directors.

  • Lisa Austin, RN, CASC: Vice President of Facility Development, PINNACLE III (Evergreen, CO)
  • Jennifer Butterfield, RN, BSN, MBA, CASC: Chief Executive Officer/Administrator, National Surgical Healthcare – Lakes Surgery Center (Detroit, MI)

ASCA members have also re-elected four incumbent Board members to three-year terms:

  • Sandra A. Berreth, RN, BS, MS, CASC: Administrator, Sansum Clinic Foothills Surgical Center (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Thomas M. Deas, Jr., MD: Director of Physicians Development, North Texas Specialty Physicians (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Bruce B. Ettinger, MD: Independent Consultant and Board-Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Ettinger Consulting (Santa Monica, CA)
  • Michael J. Patterson, RN, ASCA Board Treasurer: President and Chief Executive Officer, Mississippi Valley Health (Davenport, IA)

ASCA Board member terms are three years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms. ASCA bylaws require that at least one-third of the board be comprised of physicians. The directors selected to serve on the ASCA Board will also serve on the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Foundation Board.