SVU Board of Directors

SVU is governed by its Board of Directors, which consists of the Executive Committee comprised of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 11 Directors.

2017 OFFICERS


         
President   
 

Joseph P. Hughes, RVT RVS FSVU 
Regional Operations Manager
Navix Diagnostix, Inc.
Souderton, PA
   
         
 Vice President       Stephanie Wilson, RDMS RVT FSVU    
Coordinator, Vascular Sonography
South Hills School of Business & Technology
State College, PA
         
Treasurer  
  Kelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU
Lead Sonographer
Norton Healthcare
Louisville, KY
         
Secretary  

  Kathy Ziegler, BS RVT
Clinical Manager
The Christ Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
























2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 


 



Marguerite Cappuccio, BS RN RVT
Technical Director
Medical University of South Carolina
Mount Pleasant, SC

         
        Melissa Church RTR, RVT, RDCS
Chief Tech Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Services
Cone Health
Gibonsville, NC
         
        Anita Harrington, MS RDMS RVT
Senior Vascular Technologist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Concord, MA


     

 


Brian Schnoor, MBA RVT RDMS RDCS
Peace Health
Eugene, OR


       
      Patrick Washko, BS RDMS RT RVT FSVU
Coordinator and Technical Director
REX Hospital (UNC Healthcare)
Vascular Diagnostic Center
Raleigh, NC
         
        Sandra Yesenko, BS RVT RDMS
Lead Technologist for Education
Cleveland Clinic
North Ridge, OH
         
Physician
Representative
   
  David L Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
Professor
UC Davis Vascular Center
Sacramento, CA



         
Vendor
Representative
 
   
  Kyra Gray
President
D.E. Hokanson, Inc.
Bellevue, WA
         
Student
Representative

   
  Lauren Lisauskas
Rush University
Chicago, IL





At-Large Director    
 

Agnes Lovell, AA, RVT
Vascular Technologist
Pacific Vascular Inc.
Seattle, WA

         
At-Large Director
     

Douglas Wooster, MD, RVT
Toronto West Vascular Lab
Toronto, ON









































































Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a Technologist Director position, a person must be a member in good standing for at least one year and have achieved and maintained a professional credential in vascular technology. In addition, only technologists whose primary employment activity is performance of noninvasive vascular testing, supervision of vascular personnel and/or the management of a noninvasive vascular testing or diagnostic facility, education and/or training in the field of vascular technology, and/or who are currently receiving full-time training as vascular technologists are eligible to serve. 
Officers serve two-year terms. Board Directors serve three-year terms.

Two (2) At-Large Directors are appointed to the Board to meet specific needs of the profession, the membership, and/or the Society.  At-Large Directors may come from backgrounds outside of noninvasive vascular testing, but should have an interest in representing the membership of the Society.  At-Large Directors may include, but are not limited to, administrators, business or community leaders.  At-Large Directors do not have to be members of the Society and need not have experience in the noninvasive vascular field.  At-Large Directors serve one year terms.

To be eligible for the Physician Representative position, a physician must be a member in good standing for at least one year, hold a current license to practice medicine, have achieved and maintained a professional credential in vascular technology, and must have current involvement in the noninvasive vascular field.  The Physician Representative serves a three year term.

 The Vendor Representative to the Board is appointed by the Board to a three-year term. This individual must have achieved and maintained a professional credential in vascular technology, and must be a member in good standing for at least one year. 

The Student Representative to the Board is appointed by the Board to a one-year term and serves as a full voting Board member.  The Student Representative must be enrolled full time in a vascular ultrasound degree- or certificate-bearing program, and must be a student member of SVU.