SIRPAC Board of Directors
Terence A.S. Matalon, MD, FSIR, Chair
Paul D. Rotolo, MD, Vice Chair
Stephen L. Ferrara, MD, FSIR, SIR Health Policy and Economics Division Councilor
Michael C. Brunner, MD, FSIR, SIR Government Affairs Chair
Joshua D. Kuban, MD, At-large Member
William Alago, MD, FSIR, At-large Member
Charles E. Ray, Jr., MD, FSIR, SIR President
Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR, SIR Immediate Past President
Susan E. Sedory, MA, CAE, SIR Executive Director
FAQs about SIRPAC
What is a PAC?
A political action committee (PAC) is a political committee dedicated to raising and investing money to elect or defeat political candidates or to advance the outcome of a political issue or legislation.
What does SIRPAC do?
SIRPAC exists to elevate the profile of interventional radiology, SIR and society members with representatives in Congress. SIRPAC supports candidates who may help advance SIR's public policy mission and legislative initiatives.
How can I support SIRPAC?
Federal law allows an individual U.S. citizen to contribute a maximum of $5,000 per calendar year to a single PAC. Federal law requires political committees to report the name, mailing addresses, occupation and employer name of each individual whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year. Federal law also prohibits corporate and professional corporation checks or payment via corporate credit card. Only personal checks or credit cards are acceptable. Contributions are voluntary and not tax deductible. You may decline to contribute without reprisal. Contributions are not required as a condition of membership in SIR.
Key ways to support SIRPAC include:
How does my support of SIRPAC help IR?
Your contribution to SIRPAC will make a difference on Capitol Hill because it will directly support key congressional leaders and candidates with pro-health care and pro-IR agendas. All of your SIRPAC contributions go directly to these candidates.
A donation to SIRPAC allows SIR to build relationships with key members of the House and Senate and their staffs to advance IR through legislation that promotes patient access to IR services.Donate now
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