The Nominations Committee of the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is soliciting nominations for candidates for the Board of Directors and the Nominations Committee.  As a growing multidisciplinary professional organization, we invite qualified members committed to the specialty of vascular access to participate in leading AVA forward toward accomplishment of our mission and the implementation of our strategic plan.

Open positions for the 2015 elections include:

President Elect3 year term (1yr President Elect, 1 yr President, 1 yr Presidential Advisor)
to review job description of President Elect

Treasurer: 2 year term
 to review job description of Treasurer

(3) Director at Large Positions2 year term 
to review job description of Director at Large

(3) Nominations Committee Positions: 3 year term
*The AVA Bylaws state the Nominations Committee will consist of 7 total members; 5 members that are elected by AVA membership and 2 that are appointed by the AVA Board of Directors.  To be eligible to serve on the Nominations Committee, individuals must be voting members of AVA for no fewer than five (5) years prior to committee membership.  Term of these positions is 3 years. 

General Criteria for Candidacy include:

  • Active AVA individual membership for at least three calendar years (36 months)
  • Commitment to mission, strategic plan, and management of AVA
  • Commitment to vascular access
  • Commitment to attend the annual AVA conference, at least one on-site leadership meeting, and monthly BOD and leadership conference calls
  • Skills in leadership, management, and communication
  • Employer support for scheduling flexibility to AVA commitment

Click on the links above to read the complete job descriptions and qualifications for each position.

If you are an enthusiastic professional with commitment to making a difference in vascular access, please fill out the Nominations Form.

You will be asked for:

  • CV or Resume
  • Recent photo
  • Brief summary of your qualifications
  • Description of past or current leadership experience
  • How do you envision your role as a member of the AVA Board of Directors or as a member of the Nominations Committee?
  • Sign disclosure form ( to read AVA's policy on Avoidance of Conflict of Interest, Loyalty and Confidentiality before signing the form).

Nominations must be submitted on or before April 30, 2015