Want to play a role in supporting research, education, and outreach through the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand?  Get involved through one of our volunteer committees!  Our volunteers make up a vital piece of the Foundation.  As a volunteer, you can assist with raising funds, awareness, or join one of our selection committees for the various grants, awards and scholarships available.  For questions regarding how you can get involved contact the AFSH at (312) 880-1900 or email afsh@assh.org.  

Apply to join the AFSH Board of Trustees

Visit the Trustees page for a current listing and to review term end dates.  Call for applications typically occur in mid-Summer.  New terms begin on the last day of the ASSH Annual Meeting.   Review the AFSH Bylaws for details regarding Trustee roles and responsibilities. 

AFSH Sub-Committees

Interested in joining a committee?  Submit your inquiry to afsh@assh.org.  

Annual Giving Committee
Chair: John G. Seiler, III, MD
Research Captain: Steven Z. Glickel, MD
Education Captain: Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)
Outreach Captain: Fraser J. Leversedge, MD
This committee is charged with creating and implementing an annual fundraising strategy to support AFSH activities related to research, education, and outreach.  Committee will be responsible for year-round giving effort, including the distribution of an Annual Report and the design and promotion of the AFSH booth at the ASSH Annual Meeting.  Captains will be responsible for developing and implementing ideas as well as structuring an action plan related to their giving area.  

AFSH Complus Manus Committee
Chair: Warren C. Hammert, MD
This committee is charged with creating and implementing a strategy for encouraging candidate and young members to become consistent supporters of the Foundation. 

Join an ASSH  Committee!

The ASSH and AFSH are only as strong as the volunteers that support it!  Make a difference by volunteering in one or more committees that support AFSH activities and initiatives.  See the complete list of ASSH/AFSH Committees.