2024 ACSM Board of Trustees Election

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Meet the Candidates

Please take part in the 2024 ACSM Board of Trustees election and make your voice heard in support of your profession. This is your opportunity to help shape ACSM's leadership and priorities for the years ahead. Please take a moment to meet your candidates prior to receiving your election information and review their platforms on advancing the important work of ACSM. 

Voting opens Feb. 1 and closes on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. EST.

Eligible members will receive an email ballot.

President-elect Candidates

Carrie Jaworski

Carrie Jaworski, M.D., FACSM

Associate Director of Sports Performance 
Medical Director of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation 
Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician 
Intermountain Health, Park City Hospital 
Park City, UT 

  • Candidate Q&A: Carrie Jaworski

Kevin R Vincent

Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM

John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Chair in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Chair, UF Health Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Director: UF Health Running Medicine Clinic 
Medical Director: UF Health Sports Performance Center 
The University of Florida 
Gainesville, FL 

  • Candidate Q&A: Kevin Vincent

Vice President Candidates

John Jakicic

John Jakicic, Ph.D., FACSM

Research Professor 
University of Kansas Medical Center 
Kansas City, KS

  • Candidate Q&A: John Jakicic

Jill Kanaley

Jill Kanaley, Ph.D., FACSM

University of Missouri 
Columbia, MO

  • Candidate Q&A: Jill Kanaley

Lanay Mudd

Lanay Mudd, Ph.D., FACSM

Program Director 
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at the National Institutes for Health (NCCIH/NIH) 
Bethesda, MD

  • Candidate Q&A: Lanay Mudd


Candidate Withdrew


Basic and Applied Science Trustee Candidates

Gordon Fisher

Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor and Assistant Dean for Research
School of Education/Department of Human Studies
Undergraduate Program Director Kinesiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

  • Candidate Q&A: Gordon Fisher

Charles Matthews

Charles Matthews, Ph.D., FACSM

Senior Investigator 
Metabolic Epidemiology Branch
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

  • Candidate Q&A: Charles Matthews

John Quindry

John Quindry, Ph.D., FACSM

University of Montana 
Missoula, MT

  • Candidate Q&A: John Quindry

Heather Vincent

Heather Vincent, Ph.D., FACSM

Vice Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, UF Health Sports Performance Center 
University of Florida, College of Medicine 
Gainesville, FL

  • Candidate Q&A: Heather Vincent

Education and Allied Health Candidates

David Garcia

David Garcia, Ph.D., FACSM

Associate Professor 
University of Arizona, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion Sciences 
Tucson, AZ

  • Candidate Q&A: David Garcia

Amy Morgan

Amy Morgan Ph.D., FACSM

Professor, Exercise Science  
Bowling Green State University 
Bowling Green, OH

  • Candidate Q&A: Amy Morgan

Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor, Department of Physical Education and Human Performance  
Central Connecticut State University 
New Britain, CT 

  • Candidate Q&A: Sean Walsh

Jason L Zaremski

Jason L. Zaremski, M.D., FACSM

UF Health Sports Medicine Physician
Associate Professor of PM&R and Sports Medicine
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Associate Program Director, PM&R Residency
Director, UF Health Throwing Clinic
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Florida Health 
Gainesville, Florida 

  • Candidate Q&A: Jason Zaremski


Medicine Candidates

Scott Magnes

Scott Magnes, M.D., FACSM

Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD 
Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
VA Medical Center
Jacksonville, FL

  • Candidate Q&A: Scott Magnes

Cindy Lin

Cindy Lin, M.D., FACSM

Clinical Associate Professor, Sports & Spine Medicine
Director of Clinical Innovation, The Sports Institute
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA 

  • Candidate Q&A: Cindy Lin

Chad Asplund

Chad Asplund, M.D., FACSM

Team Physician, Professor Family Medicine & Orthopedics
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

  • Candidate Q&A: Chad Asplund

Cayce Onks

Cayce Onks, D.O., FACSM

Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Orthopaedics
Penn State Health
Hershey, PA

  • Candidate Q&A: Cayce Onks

Health Equity/Inclusion/Diversity Candidates

Michelle Martin

Michelle Martin, Ph.D., FACSM

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

  • Candidate Q&A: Michelle Martin

Farah Ramirez-Marrero

Farah Ramirez-Marrero, Ph.D., FACSM

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus 
San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Candidate Q&A: Farah Ramírez-Marrero


International Candidates

Mats Börjesson

Mats Börjesson, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor of Sports Physiology, Specialist in Cardiology and Internal Medicine 
Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy
Sahlgrenska University Hospital 
Gothenburg, Sweden 

  • Candidate Q&A: Mats Börjesson

Jürgen Steinacker

Jϋrgen Steinacker, Dr. med. Dr. h.c., FACSM

Professor for Sport- and Rehabilitation Medicine
Ulm University 

  • Candidate Q&A: Jürgen Steinacker

Student Candidates


Ariel Aguiar Bonfim Cruz

Ariel Aguiar Bonfim Cruz

Ph.D. Student 
University of Idaho 
Moscow, Idaho

  • Candidate Q&A: Ariel Aguiar Bonfim Cruz

Katherine Curtis

Katherine Curtis

Graduate Student  
Michigan State University  
East Lansing, Michigan  

  • Candidate Q&A: Katherine Curtis