Meeting Summaries

Summary of AVA Connect Conversation – 11/17/20

Summary of AVA Connect Conversation – 11/17/20   In the Summary of the AVA Connect Conversation (link above), reference is made to a press release put out by NAVAA.  See below.     Federal FY 2021 Budget Watch Senate Committee on Appropriations Releases FY21 Bills November 17, 2020– The Senate Committee on Appropriations released all […]

VAWA Reauthorization

I was hopeful that I might be able to give you a substantive update about the VAWA Reauthorization this week. I have had after several conversations this week and last week with staff at both Senator Feinstein’s office and Senator Grassley’s office, and it seems unlikely that a VAWA Reauthorization bill will be passed before […]

AVA Annual Luncheon – April 2019 – Albuquerque

On April 30, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, VAWA Administrators and AVA Board members gathered for our annual luncheon meeting. The turnout was by far the largest and most diverse participation ever!  There were 53 VAWA administrators from 49 states, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico. AVA Staff and Board gave updates as follows: President’s Report – Julia […]

AVA/OVW Conference Call Summary – January 2019

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARYJANUARY 14, 2019 11:00 – 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) OVW Staff: OVW Associate Director Amy Loder, STOP Program Managers Latonya Eaddy and Omar Mohammed, SASP Team Lead Melissa Schmisek AVA Board Members: Julia Fuller-Wilson, Bill Schaefer, Cecilia Miller, Tina Chamberlain, MaryEllen Garcia, Michelle Bynum, Diana Fleming, Merry Wills AVA Executive […]