The open Technologist Director positions are three-year positions for 2023-2025.
In July 2022, 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 an additional Technologist Director for a three-year term.
Eligibility for Technologist Directors
To be eligible to serve as a Technologist Director, a candidate must:
The two At-Large Directors are one-year positions for 2023. At-Large Directors bring special skills and experience to SVU relevant to the successful implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.
Eligibility for At-Large Directors
Candidates do not necessarily need experience in vascular ultrasound to serve as At-Large Directors, nor are they required to be SVU Members. However, they are encouraged to become SVU members, if elected.
The role of At-Large Directors is to supplement Board, Committee and staff efforts to move the organization forward in accordance with its strategic plan. Directors must have a willingness to actively apply their skills in the role of At-Large Director.
The SVU Governance Committee will review all At-Large Director applications to ensure that candidates meet eligibility criteria. The Governance Committee may consider additional candidates, and may opt to conduct candidate interviews. Candidates will be presented to the Board of Directors for election of two At-Large Directors at its August, 2022 meeting. Candidates will be advised of their status during the process.
Obligations of all SVU Directors, regardless of category:
Applicants for all Director positions must be able to commit to travel to two in-person meetings, one in winter (January) and one in summer (the day prior to the SVU Annual Conference), as well as participate in two or more conference calls during the year. Directors serve as Liaisons to and members of various SVU Committees, Board task forces and allied organizations; set the strategic vision and plan for the organization; provide guidance and feedback to the Executive Director; prepare for Board meetings by reviewing documents and providing feedback; and aid in the governance of the organization. Directors are expected to proactively participate and contribute to the organization year-round.
Travel to and from the winter Board Meeting, lodging and meals. This meeting is typically held in early-to mid-January.
All SVU Directors are expected to attend the Annual Conference, which immediately follows the summer Board Meeting. Therefore, only the 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.
Submissions are due by Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.
Submit the online Board Application: