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Executive Committee


Jeffrey J. Kim, MD
Director, Electrophsiology & Pacing
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX

VP for Research

Peter Aziz, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

VP for Administration

Elizabeth Stephenson, MD
Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology
The Hospital for Sick Kids
Toronto, Canada

VP for Associates

Tony Trela, RN, CPNP
Betty Irene Moore Children’s Heart Center
Stanford Medicine Children’s Health
Palo Alto, CA

VP of Finance

Jennifer N. Avari Silva, MD
Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

International Liaison to PACES

Andreas Pflaumer, MD
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
Melbourne, VIC

Ex Officio, 1st Past President

Prince J. Kannankeril, MD, MSCI
Division of Cardiology
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN

Ex Officio, 2nd Past President

Tess (Elizabeth) Vickers Saarel, MD
Medical Director
St. Luke’s Pediatric Cardiology
Boise, ID