Executive Council

Executive Council

The Executive Council serves in an advisory role to the Board of Directors and its officers to promote the long-term interests and institutional memory of the society. The Council is comprised of the Past Presidents of the society as well as the immediate outgoing At-Large Members of the Board of Directors.


Francesco Marincola, MD
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Immediate Past President (2014-2016)


Michael B. Atkins, MD
Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Care Center
Past President (2002-2004)

Ernest C. Borden, MD
Past President (1986-1988)

Robert O. Dillman, MD, FACP
Hoag Family Cancer Institute
Past President (2000-2002)

Bernard A. Fox, PhD
Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
Past President (2008-2010)

Thomas F. Gajewski, MD, PhD
University of Chicago
Past President (2010-2012)

Michael T. Lotze, MD
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Past President (1998-2000)

Michael J. Mastrangelo, MD
Jefferson Medical College
Past President (1990-1992)

Cornelis J.M. Melief, MD, PhD
ISA Therapeutics BV
Immediate Past At-Large Director (2012-2015)

David R. Parkinson, MD
New Enterprise Associate Inc.
Past President (1996-1998)

Nicholas P. Restifo, MD
National Cancer Institute
Immediate Past At-Large Director (2012-2015)

Jon M. Wigginton, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Past President (2006-2008)

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Immediate Past At-Large Director (2012-2015)


Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
SITC President (2014-2016)

Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
SITC Vice President (2014-2016)