AVA Meetings/Summaries

AVA Board Members Effective Immediately

Good morning and an early Happy Fourth of July! Following AVA’s Annual Meeting last week, nomination ballots were completed by AVA members.  A link to the list of current AVA Board members is below this email. On July 19th, 2024, the new Board will meet for the first time and elect officers.  We will send […]

A Note from the AVA President

At the recent Peer to Peer held in Wisconsin on June 11-12, 2024 AVA presented out-going Executive Director Barry Bryant with a plaque and our thanks for his many years of service to AVA. Barry was/is a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan so we also got him a personalized jersey with his name and the number […]

AVA Peer to Peer – Wisconsin, June 11-12, 2024

AVA held their ninth Peer-to-Peer meeting in Madison, Wisconsin on June 11-12, 2024. Twenty VAWA Administrators from across the U.S. participated in this resource and information sharing conversation. Peer-to-Peers began in 2016 to allow administrators to create an agenda which they design that includes discussion of topics they are challenged by  – and ways to […]

AVA Annual Meeting – Update – change of date!

Good morning/afternoon.   We wanted to reach out to let you know that we are going to reschedule our AVA Annual Meeting.     The new meeting date is now scheduled for June 27th, 2024 at 2:00pm EST.   When we set the original date of June 20th, there was no date yet established for the STOP […]

Save the Date !! – AVA Annual Meeting, June 20, 2024

Good morning VAWA Administrators! Please find attached a “Save the Date” announcement for June 20, 2024.   AVA will hold our annual meeting that afternoon from 2:00-3:30pm EST and we hope that you will be able to join us. It’s an opportunity to learn more about AVA, the services that we offered to administrators last year, […]

AVA Peer to Peer – June 2024

Good afternoon! As many of you know, AVA held two Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meetings in 2023.  Our current plan is to hold just one meeting in 2024.  Last year’s meetings were held on the east coast and in the western part of the US, so this year we chose the central US, specifically, Madison, Wisconsin. The Madison airport […]

AVA Connect Conversation – January 24, 2024

Good afternoon. AVA held our first AVA Connect Conversation of 2024 yesterday.  The conversation included 31 VAWA Administrators and the interaction and participation was incredible. During the meeting, AVA promised to send out some information discussed, specific to the following two topics: Prosecutor Certification–  Please find attached the slides that AVA Board member, Tierra Williams […]

AVA Connect Conversations – 2024

Happy New Year!!  It’s going to be a great year! We wanted to reach out to you to let you know that we plan to conduct quarterly AVA Connect Conversations in 2024.  That frequency can change at any time if you would like to meet more often or if the need arises. Our first AVA […]

AVA/OVW Conference Call – January 2024

Happy Tuesday morning everyone! The AVA Board is planning to hold our next conference call with OVW in early January.  In preparation for that meeting, we wanted to reach out to you to see if there is anything that you would like for us to ask them. As you may recall, when we meet with […]

AVA Annual Strategic Planning Meeting

The AVA Board of Directors recently held their annual strategic planning meeting.  At these meetings, AVA Board members spend a full day strategizing and developing measures to improve the technical assistance that they offer to VAWA Administrators. During these in-person meetings, AVA Board members review their goals from the past year and measure success at […]