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AVTAA Committees

Communications and Public Relations Committee

Provide communications support for the academy. Maintain and monitor the AVTAA website. Answer all AVTAA questions coming through the website.  Working with the Executive Secretary and President, answer communications and disseminate information to the academy and the public. Develop and maintain an AVTAA brochure. Develop and distribute an AVTAA newsletter.  Promote and maintain the academy's public image.

Conference Committee

Develop and produce anesthesia related continuing education programs for the academy. Organize programs for various seminars by contacting and using AVTAA members as speakers.  Set up all aspects of IVECCS yearly meeting and other meetings requiring academy presence.

Constitution & By-Laws Committee

Review and adjust constitution and by-laws as needed.

Credentials Committee

Provide information to prospective applicants.  Evaluate and certify eligibility of applicants requesting examination by the academy. Forward approved applications to the academy regents.


Equipment Committee

To obtain and make available to the membership, information concerning new and improved anesthesia and monitoring equipment.  To work with the industry to facilitate and disseminate information regarding products. To provide the membership with standards for care and maintenance of anesthesia and monitoring equipment.

Examination Committee

Development and refinement of a question bank to be used in the certification exam process. Preparation, administration and grading of the exam. Establish the examination pass point.  Provide examinees with subject matter that will be covered on the upcoming examination. Monitor the written exam and administer an oral exam if required. Report to the regents the results of the certification exam and make recommendations based on the proposed passing point. Provide written summary of examinees' deficiencies in a letter of clarification through the Regents to individuals requesting that information following a failure to pass the exam.

Nominations Committee

The Nomination/Election Committee shall present a slate of officers to the Regents, composed of Academy members prior to the election as specified in Article V:Section 4:i:2 of the Academy By-Laws. At least one qualified member for each position shall be presented by the Committee.  Elections shall be conducted by this committee according to Article V Section 4 of the Academy By-Laws.


Re-certification Committee

Develop, produce and execute the recertification packet for AVTAA members. Members are required to recertify with a minimum of 50 hours of continuing education each five years.