AVP-USA National Committees

  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • CLARG REPS
  • COMMUNICATION
  • CONFERENCE
  • EDUCATION
  • FINANCE
  • RESEARCH
  • ADAPTATIONS

Bylaws description:

Board Members The AVP-USA Board of Trustees (“the Board”) shall be composed of the Chairs of the Standing Committees, the officers of the Corporation, the Leadership Fellow(s), and the At-Large member(s). There shall be up to three (3) At-Large Members on the Board. Duties and Governance AVP-USA shall be governed by policies and decisions agreed upon by the AVP Community at the Annual National Gathering. The Board is responsible to the Annual National Gathering and the authorities of the state of incorporation for the management of the property and affairs of the Corporation. The AVP Community entrusts the Board with the day-to-day management of the organization between Annual National Gatherings, including such matters as hiring (and terminating) employees, contracting for services, personnel functions and expending money for the benefit of the organization. The Board will publish its decisions and proceedings in a timely manner. The Board shall delegate all tasks to appropriate committees, except those specifically required to fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities. This responsibility shall include all amendments to the budget. In the event of disagreement among committees, the Board shall facilitate a resolution. Board Meetings The Board shall meet at least once a year at the Annual National Gathering and may meet at other times as needed. A record of decisions made at the Annual National Gathering is to be approved by the Board and posted on the AVP-USA website promptly after each meeting. Quorum At any meeting of the Board, one half of the total membership of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
POSITION NAME
President
Richard Chiamulon
Vice-President
 
Alicia Kohn
Treasurer
Miriam Bunner
Committee of Local
& Regional Groups
(CLARG) Co-Chair
Mital Lyons-Warren
Committee of Local
& Regional Groups
(CLARG) Co-Chair
Josh Simmons
Communications
Committee Chair
Rick Krouskop
Conference
Committee Chair
Archer Bunner
Education Committee
Co-Chair
Katherine Smith
Education Committee
Co-Chair
Betty McEady
Finance/Fundraising
Committee Co-Chair
Chad Dell
Research Committee
Co-Chair
Jacqueline
Labatt-Simon
Research Committee
Co-Chair
Donna Nowak
At-Large
Member
Sarah Davenport
At-Large
Member
Thomas Forbes
At-Large
Member
Sean Bell
Leadership
Fellow
Nhut Vo
Leadership
Fellow
Mitchell Brown
Leadership
Fellow
Yvette Miller (Cia)
Leadership
Fellow
Oscar Rodriguez
Guest Member:
Transformer Editor
Dawn Addy
Guest Member:
Adaptations Co-Chair
Rita Cronise
Guest Member:
Adaptations Co-Chair
Noelle Pollet

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Bylaws description:

The Committee of Local and Regional Groups (CLARG) is made up of representatives appointed from each CLARG region. CLARG assists Local Groups and Regional Organizations and can be reached to for help in resolving territorial disputes and serious violations of policy or standards. CLARG supports existing and emerging local groups, and makes policy recommendations to the Annual National Gathering. CLARG is responsible for empowering and nurturing existing and emerging local AVP groups. It is also responsible for compiling and reporting activity data to be used in the AVP-USA Annual Report.

Co-Chairs:

Mital Lyons-Warren Josh Simmons
REGION NAME
New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Valentine Doyle
New York
Jill McLellan
Pennsylvania & New Jersey
Open
Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, VA, WV)
Bill Denison
Southeast (AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, TN, VI)
Warren Hoskins
Sean Bell
Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH)
Miriam Bunner
Northern Midwest (MN, ND, SD, WI)
Nancy Helfrich
Central Midwest (IA, KS, MO, NE)
Marge Schlitt
South central (AR, LA, MS, OK, TX)
John Coffin
Rocky Mountain (CO, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Amy Clark
Northwest (AK, ID, OR, NV, WA)
Rick Krouskop
Southwest (AZ, CA, HI)
Betty McEady

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Bylaws description:

The Communications Committee shall be responsible for establishing and maintaining the communications system of AVP-USA, including disseminating and responding to electronic, written and verbal communications. It is also responsible for developing, publishing, marketing and distributing AVP-USA materials and visual aids. Manuals and other educational material are developed by the Education Committee but are published, marketed, and distributed by the Communications Committee.

Annual Report:

See our 2017-18 Annual Report: HERE

Chair:

Rick Krouskop

Bylaws description:

The Conference Committee has the responsibility for planning and facilitating the Annual National Gathering, including budget, site selection, agenda, program and all preparations and publicity.

Chair:

Archer Bunner

Bylaws description:

The Education Committee has the function of developing AVP/-USA manuals, other instructional materials, education-related support documents, and training as needed.

Co-Chairs:

Katherine Smith Betty McEady

Bylaws description:

The Finance Committee actively oversees all financial matters of the Corporation, advises the Board on all financial issues that impact the organization, and supervises the Treasurer. It shall prepare a proposed annual budget for the Annual National Gathering, with input from committees and in consultation with the Board. It shall prepare an annual financial report to include at least an income and expense report and a balance sheet for the fiscal year that will be presented to the Annual National Gathering.

Chair:

Chad Dell

Bylaws description:

The AVP USA Research and Higher Education Committee represents the research interests and the higher education activities of AVP. The committee seeks to foster the design and completion of quality research projects, support AVP in higher education settings and maintain records of such activities (reports, articles, etc.).

Co-Chairs:

Jacqueline Labatt-Simon
Donna Nowak

Co-Chairs:

Rita Cronise Noelle Pollet

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