Officers

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.

Kelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU

President
Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY

Karen Burns, FSVU MBA RN RVT

Vice-President
Rush University, New Lenox, IL
Anita Harrington, MS RDMS RVT FSVU

Anita Harrington, MS RDMS RVT FSVU

Treasurer
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Joshua Lee, BS RVT

Joshua Lee, BS RVT

Secretary
Premier Surgical Associates, Knoxville, TN

Board of Directors

Leni N. Karr, RVT

Director
Bellevue College, North Bend, WA
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Jessica R. Kralec, RDMS, RVT, RPhS

Director
Vein Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center Health Partners, Monkton, MD
Marguerite Marlowe, BS RN RVT

Marguerite Marlowe, BS RN RVT

Director
Medical University of South Carolina, Mount Pleasant, SC
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Jeff Stanley, RVT BS

Director
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, Nashville, TN
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Jill S. Sommerset, RVT

Director
PeaceHealth Vascular Surgery, Parkdale, OR
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David M. Williams, MS RDCS RVT FSVU

Director
MUSC Health - Cardiovascular Surgery, Florence, SC
David Murray

David Murray, MHSc BA RVT

At-Large Director
Philips Healthcare, Winston Salem, NC
Joseph Polak, MD MPH

Joseph Polak, MD MPH

At-Large Director
Tufts University School of Medicine, Jamaica Plain, MA

David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI

Physician Director
Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX
Kyra Gray

Kyra Gray

Industry Partner Director
President, D.E. Hokanson, Inc., Bellevue, WA
Meridith Meyer

Meridith Meyer

Student Director
Owens Community College