Call for AVA Leaders

The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is an organization of healthcare professionals founded in 1985 to support and promote the specialty of vascular access. The mission of AVA is to distinguishthe vascular access specialty and define standards of vascular access through an evidence-based approach designed to enhance healthcare. Today, its multidisciplinary membership advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes, and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access.

The Board Development Committee is seeking new leaders to be an active part of the Association for Vascular Access! Are you interested in being part of a growing and progressive multidisciplinary organization that promotes excellence in clinical practice, and provides networking and educational opportunities for health care professionals? Do you have a particular skill that you think could help AVA achieve our goals? If so, please consider talking to us about leadership opportunities with AVA.

The Board Development Committee is looking for individuals with a variety of skills to support our mission and drive our strategic plan forward. These skills include organizational or clinical management, finance, marketing, education, clinical practice, research, technology, and grant writing. Or perhaps you have talent in an area we haven’t even thought of!

Please click here to see a list of expectations/responsibilities and qualifications for participation. If you believe you can make a difference, please click here to access and submit your application. Note, you will need to be prepared to upload your CV to your application. If you would like to review the AVA Bylaws and Strategic Plan please go to www.avainfo.org/AboutAVA.

If you know non-members who you feel might be interested and share your interest in improving vascular access for patients, please pass this application along.

If you would like to speak with one of our committee members, feel free to contact one of us.

Marcia Wise, Chair
Cell: 801-673-3319
mawmaw6tr@aol.com


Mike Brazunas
Cell: 484-410-4303
mbrazunas@avainfo.org


Mark Rowe
Cell: 501-944-7829
rowemarks@uams.edu

Darcy Doellman
Cell: 859-760-5357
darcy.doellman@fuse.net


Michael Drafz
Cell: 858-527-8626
midrafz@gmail.com

Gail Egan
Cell: 518-256-6204
gailegan518@gmail.com

Jack LeDonne
Cell: 410-804-8667
jackledonne@mac.com

Deb Phelan
Cell: 207-650-1927
dphelan203@gmail.com

Beth Tate
Cell: 505-453-0404
btate923@yahoo.com