About ASA


Greg Salmon, CSFA, CSA, President
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Greg is a self-employed surgical first assistant who speciaizes in general surgery, OB/GYN, vascular, orthopedics, and laparoscopic surgical techniques.

Paul Beale, CSFA, Vice President
Professional Alliance Surgical
Lakewood, Colorado

Paul has been practicing as a surgical assistant since 1994. He specializes in orthopedics and spine surgery but also works in general, OB/GYN, pediatric, plastics, vascular and trauma.

Rebecca Hall, CST, CSA, FAST, Secretary
Delta College
University Centre, Michigan

Rebecca is the current program director at Delta College. Previously, she has served o the AST Board of Directors and most recently was a contributor editor to the Core Curriculum for Surgical Assisting, third edition.
She has extensive experience in surgical assisting in robotic procedures and has published several articles over the last several years.

Jodie Woods, CST, CSFA, Treasurer
St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Boise, Idaho

Jodie Woods is a surgical assistant working in Boise, Idaho, and specializes in orthopedics. She has been an item writer for the orthopedic specialty examination and sat for two terms on the NBSTSA Exam Review Committee.

Fred Fisher, CSFA, CSA, Director
Chicagoland Surgical Assisting
Naperville, Illinois

Fred has been working as a surgical assistant for more than 26 years and owned his own business for more than 15 years. He employs CSFAs, CSAs and RFNAs to cover three hospitals. Fred has been working as a surgical assistant for more than 26 years and owned his own business for more than 15 years. He employs CSFAs, CSAs and RFNAs to cover three hospitals.
He has also served as the vice president of the Illinois Surgical Assistant Association and is actively involved at the present.

Deborah Klaudt, CSFA, Director
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, Tennessee

ASA Membership Committee 2013-2015 ; ASA Education and Professional Standards Committee 2014-present; ASA Nomination and Leadership Committee 2014-2016

Mary E (Libby) McNaron, CST, CSFA, FAST, Director
Gulf Coast State College
Panama City, Florida

Libby is the current program director of surgical technology and surgical assisting programs at Gulf Coast State College. She is an experienced educator and has contributed substantially to the ASA Education Committee and will be working on new practitioner guidelines with the committee.

Michael Morrison, CST, CSFA, Director
University Hospitals – Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

ASA Planning Committee 2015 – Present; ASA Marketing Committee 2015-Present; Co-Leader ASA Endovein Harvest Workshop 2016.

Trey Wiseman, CST, CSA, Director
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, Tennessee

Trey is currently working as the lab director and administers all hands-on learning at Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting.

Cigna Reimbursement Opportunity for Florida Surgical Assistants

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