SVU Board of Directors

2020 Board of Directors

SVU is governed by its volunteer Board of Directors.  There are four Officers and eleven Directors.  The four Officers  - President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer- comprise the Executive Committee, which convenes monthly.  The full Board of Directors meets quarterly to set policy and determine the strategic direction of the organization. For a list of past SVU Presidents, click here.


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Kelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU
Norton Healthcare
Louisville, KY

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Karen Burns, RN RVT MBA
Rush University 
New Lenox, IL


Anita Harrington, MS RDMS RVT FSVU
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Concord, MA

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Joshua Lee, BS RVT
Premier Surgical 
Knoxville, TN










2020 Board of Directors

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Marguerite Marlowe, BS RN RVT
Medical University of South Carolina
Mount Pleasant, SC

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Agnes E. Lovell, RVT
Pacific Vascular Incorporated
Renton, WA

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Brian Fowler, BS RVT FASE
Technical Director
Columbus, OH

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Leni N. Karr, RVT
Bellevue College
North Bend, WA

Technologist Director   jeff_stanley.jpg Jeff Stanley, RVT BS
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN
Technologist Director  

David M. Williams, MS RDCS RVT 
MUSC Health - Cardiovascular Surgery - Florence Medical Pavilion
Florence, SC


Joseph Polak, MD MPH
Tufts University School of Medicine 
Jamaica Plain, MA

default-speaker-headshot-svu-sm-809x1024.jpeg David Murray, MHSc BA RVT
Philips Healthcare
Winston Salem, NC

David L Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
Scott & White Medical Center
Temple, TX

      Kyra Gray
D.E. Hokanson, Inc.
Bellevue, WA
  camille_arca.jpg   Camille Arca
Nova Southeastern University 
Miami, FL






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 to serve as Physician Director, 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 Director serves a three year term.

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