Call for Applicants
SVU Board of Directors

Now Open thru Friday, April 19, 2024!

The SVU is seeking applicants to serve on the SVU Board of Directors beginning in January 2025. SVU Directors play a vital role in shaping the future of the profession and the Society. Below you will find the descriptions of the positions and eligibility, followed by the application processes. We are accepting applicants for the following positions:
  • 2 Technologist Directors
  • 2 At-Large Directors
  • 1 Vendor Director
  • 1 Physician Director
  • 1 Student Director
OPPORTUNITY 1: Technologist Directors (2) - Each for a three-year term

The open Technologist Director positions are three-year positions for 2025-2027. SVU Members will elect one Technologist Director for a three-year term. From the pool of remaining candidates, the SVU Board of Directors will appoint one additional Technologist Director for a three-year term.
OPPORTUNITY 2: At-Large Directors (2) - Each for a one-year term

The two At-Large Directors are one-year positions for 2025. At-Large Directors bring special skills and experience to SVU relevant to the successful implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.
OPPORTUNITY 3: Vendor Director (1) - Three year term (2025-2027)

The Vendor Director is a three-year position for 2025-2027. The Vendor Director represents the Society’s sponsoring vendors.
OPPORTUNITY 4: Physician Director (1) - Three year term (2025-2027)

The Physician Director is a three-year position for 2025-2027. The Physician Director represents other SVU Physician Members.
OPPORTUNITY 5: Student Director (1) - One year term (2025)

The Student Director is a full-voting member of the SVU Board. If you are graduating in 2025 you may still serve as the SVU Student Board Representative for the entire calendar year.

Covered Costs:

  • Travel to and from the winter Board Meeting, lodging and meals are provided to Board members. This meeting is typically held in early-to mid-January.
  • All SVU Directors are expected to attend the SVU Annual Conference, which immediately follows the summer Board Meeting. Therefore, only one night of lodging prior to the Board meeting is covered by SVU, along with meals the day of the Board Meeting. Travel to and from the Annual Conference is NOT covered.

Process and Deadline:
The submission are Open!
Submissions are due by Friday, April 19 at 11:59pm ET.

Submit the online Board Application:

  • Include a single Professional Letter of Reference.
  • A Resume (or CV).
  • Additional letters of reference and a cover letter are optional. 
  • Applicants submitting Resumes must still indicate their relevant skills and experience directly on the application.
  • Applicants MUST indicate their preference for consideration for the Technologist Director; At-Large Director; Vendor Director; or Physician Director positions.
  • SVU Members will elect one Technologist Director. The election will occur electronically during mid-May, over a 3-week window.
One Technologist Director; two At-Large Directors; one Vendor Director; one Physician Director; and one Student Director will be elected by the SVU Board of Directors at its SVU meeting on June 19, 2024. Results will be publicly announced during the SVU Annual Conference.
Questions? Please contact SVU President Josh Lee at JLee@svu.org.