Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America is a national nonprofit
membership and service organization.
Working through the 600 local chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America, and working independently, AVVA supports the needs of veterans, their families, and their communities.
THE 2013 NATIONAL BIENNIAL CONVENTION
We have concluded our 7th National Biennial Convention, and it was a Challenge. This was the first year that we have been able to invite Chapter Representatives and Presidents to the floor as voting delegates! It was also The first year that we have held our Convention at the same time and place as VVA's Convention.
While there were challenges, which the Board will be working on over the next two years, it was so gratifying to see so many delegates who came to vote and make their voices heard. There were 100 delegates who registered, and even more who registered to attend as guests. That is a far cry from the old days, when we only had approximately 30 States represented!
There are some changes to the Bylaws, which will be posted on this website during the next few weeks. Look for new information under "Governing Docs", to find these changes. We have new National Officers, and new Regional Directors, who you can find listed on the Contact/Board of Directors page of this web site. There are also new Committee Chairs, who you can find on the Contact/Committees page.
We will be setting up a new web page where you will be able to find minutes from this convention, and all Board of Directors Meetings. Please look for that soon. The new Board of Directors is looking forward to working for you, the Members of AVVA, to continue to make this organization better every year!