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Volunteer Professionals - State Chapters

There are many regional organizations providing connection and resources for Volunteer Professionals. While not directly affiliated with The Beryl Institute we are excited to support and collaborate with these organizations and will periodically share their information and events.


Arizona

Arizona Society of Volunteer Administrators in Healthcare (AzSVAH)


President

Tish Mailloux
Volunteer Services Manager
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

President-Elect

Jackie Barr
Volunteer Services Manager
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona


Florida

Florida Association of Directors of Volunteer Services (FADVS)

President

Laura Cole
Volunteer Program Manager
Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola
Pensacola, FL

President-Elect

Gerardo Sanabria-Payne
Manager, Volunteer Services
Advent Health Orlando
Orlando, FL


Georgia

Georgia Society of Volunteer and Retail Professionals (GSVRP)

President

Holly Weiss, CAVS
Director, Volunteer Services
St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Inc.
Savannah, GA

President-Elect

Amy Saye, MBA
Volunteer Services Manager
WellStar Cobb Hospital
Austell, GA


Michigan

Michigan Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals

President

Erin O'Mara
Manager Volunteer Services
St. John Providence Health System
Grosse Point, MI

President-Elect

Suzanne Hicks
Coordinator, Volunteer Services
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital
Big Rapids, MI


Midwest

Midwest Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (MAHVRP)

President

Kay Steward, CAVS
Manager, Guest Relations & Volunteers
University of Missouri Health Care
Columbia, MO

President-Elect

Pat Long
Student Volunteer/Medical Explorer Coordinator
CoxHealth
Springfield, MO


New England

New England Association Directors of Healthcare Volunteer Services (NEADHVS)

President

Debhinn Watts
Manager Volunteer & Concierge Services
Lowell General Hospital
Lowell, MA

President-Elect

Amy Faith Lionheart, MA, MBA
Manager, Volunteer Services
Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT


New Jersey

New Jersey Association of Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (NJAHVRP)

President

Karen DiPaola, CAVS
Coordinator, Volunteer Resources
Hunterdon Healthcare
Flemington, NJ

President-Elect

Patricia Hoskins, CAVS
Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Morristown Medical Center
Morristown, NJ


New York

New York State Association of Volunteer Services Administrators, Inc. (NYSAVSA)

President

Arlette Cunningham
Manager
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Jamaica, NY

President-Elect

Nancy Sheehan
Manager Volunteer Resources
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY


Ohio

Ohio Healthcare Volunteer Management Association Inc.

Co-President:

Cara Ranft, CAVS
Regional Director, Volunteer Services
Mount Carmel Health System
Columbus, OH

Co-President

Alice Wanninger
Director of Volunteer Services and Community Outreach
Mercy Health - West Hospital
Cincinnati, OH


Oregon

Oregon Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (OSDVS)

President

Carolyn Ortman
Regional Manager Volunteer Services
Kaiser Permanente
Clackamas, OR

President-Elect

Lauren Ashmore
Volunteer Services Manager
Adventist Health Portland
Portland, OR


Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Association of Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals Inc. (PAHVRP)

President

Karla Bachl
Director, Volunteer Services
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA

President-Elect

Tracy Johnsen, M.Ed., CAVS
Manager, Volunteer Services
Penn State Health 
M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA


Texas

Texas Association, Directors of Volunteer Services (TADVS)

President

Herbert Looney
Manager of Volunteer Services
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
San Antonio, TX

President-Elect

Teresa Laechelin
Director of Volunteer Services
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
Seguin, TX


Washington

Washington State Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (WSSDVS)

President

Samantha Monterrey
Supervisor, Voluntary Workforce
Virginia Mason Memorial
Yakima, WA

President-Elect

Fran Waller, MS
Director of Volunteer Development
MultiCare Health Systems
Puyallup, WA


Wisconsin

Wisconsin Association of Directors of Volunteer Services (WADVS)

Co-President

Jennifer Ann Loew, CAVS
Director, Volunteer Services
Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI

Co-President-Elect

Dawn Meier
Volunteer Coordinator
Monroe Clinic
Monroe, WI

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