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Upcoming Webinars:

Streamlining Volunteer Onboarding Process - Getting Time On Your Side: Group Interviews

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, Noon MT, 11:00 a.m. PT

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Active Shooter Preparedness and Response

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, Noon MT, 11:00 a.m. PT

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2019 AHVRP Board Credo/Code of Conduct:

  • Speak with one unified voice
  • Speak one person at a time, for a limited time
  • Be respectful of time and deadlines
  • Be present, engaged and prepared
  • Clarify and prioritize expectations based on available resources
  • Ask questions and agree to disagree
  • Make decisions by consensus when possible or by majority vote with full support
  • Emphasize participation of everyone, communication outward with accountability, transparency and cohesiveness
  • Respect and maintain governance role vs. operations

To contact an AHVRP board member, please send your request to ahvrp@aha.org.


Linda Fisher, MS, CAVS, CEL
Regional Director, Volunteer and Guest Services
UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies
Loveland, CO

Term: 2018-2020

Chair of AHVRP Executive Committee
Liaison to AHVRP Annual Conference Planning Committee



Eileen Pelletier, CAVS

Director of Volunteer Services
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

Term:  2019-2021

Chair: Chapter Relations Committee

Immediate Past President

Kristyn Ireland, CAVS

Manager, Volunteer Services
North Ottawa Community Health System
Grand Haven, MI

Term:  2017-2019

Chair: Committee on Nominations and Awards Task Force

At Large Board Members

Cheryl Call, CAVS
Director of Volunteer, Gift Shop, Language and Chaplaincy Services
Utah Valley Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare
Provo, UT

Term: 2018-2020

Chair: Retail Committee

Gerardo Sanabria-Payne
Senior Manager Volunteer Services,
Florida Hospital
Orlando, FL

Term: 2018-2020

Chair: Member Engagement Committee

Amy Sanders, CAVS
Manager, Volunteer & Guest Services
In the Division of UCSF Health Experience
UCSF Medical Center / UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals / Mount Zion
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Term: 2019-2021

Chair: Education Committee

Rob Toonkel, CAVS, CDVS, CVA, CVM
Manager, Volunteer Services
Arnot Ogden Medical Center
Elmira, NY

Term: 2019-2021

Chair: CAVS Commttee


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