AAWC Thanks our Volunteers!
The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care has active committees that accomplish much of the work for the organization. If there is a committee of interest to you, please be sure to fill out our volunteer form below.
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AAWC greatly appreciates our Volunteers. Thanks to you all.
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Oversees the preparation of the annual budget and monitors expenditures.
Recruit new members and to retain current members through various membership recruitment and retention strategies.
Assist with the AAWC Quarterly Newsletter by contributing articles and content.
Provide AAWC with qualified candidates for Board positions and to monitor the annual election process. The Nominations Committee provides a slate of strong dedicated nominees who will carry on the duties of their office in order to further promote the AAWC.
Assist the Board of Directors with determining and announcing the annual program dates, evaluating the applications and awarding the scholarships to qualified AAWC Members. Also involves monitoring the usage of wound scholarship funds and protecting the integrity of the program.
AAWC Task Forces are currently represented within our organization. If there is a task force of interest to you, please be sure to fill out our volunteer form.
Education Task Force
This Task Force was developed to explore opportunities to develop modular educational opportunities for the AAWC and its members. Organizing information into a specific topic presentation rather than individual articles seemed an improvement for the new site. The Virtual wound series was the first project brought to the membership from the work of the task force.
Global Volunteers Task Force
Through our partnership with HVO, AAWC provides opportunities for teams of medical professionals to visit pre-selected medical sites in resource poor nations to provide professional education.
Guidelines Task Force
Develops evidence-based wound education materials for healthcare professionals.
(Guidelines Team at SAWC)
Media Task Force
A new Task Force that will work to promote the association in media forums.
Membership and Auction Task Force
AAWC plans to have an auction at the Spring memberships meetings at SAWC to support the Scholarship fund.
Public Awareness Task Force
Dedicated to increasing public awareness of wound care and wound care professionals.
Members , Scott LaRous, PT, CWS & Eric Lullove, DPM
Regulatory Affairs Committee
Research Task Force
An assembly of individuals dedicated to helping put research into practice. A current project is the AAWC Research Posters Grand Rounds session at SAWC.
Website Task Force
Responsible for the AAWC website to compose additions and/or changes to the website for the benefit of AAWC Members and the wound healing public. Glimpse Members!
Wounds In Need (WIN) Task Force
Represents AAWC patient and caregiver membership. Members will work create a solid, unified voice for wound patients and their personal caregivers. By providing support, effective wound care facts and education.
Corporate Advisory Panel
To bring AAWC and the wound industry together to address and collaborate on issues of mutual concern and importance. Membership is determined by corporate sponsorship.
AAWC also has liaisons to other groups that work complementary to AAWC’s mission, including the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, NAWCC, NPUAP, NQF and the PAD Coalition. Additionally, as tasks arise, task forces are created and usually disband in the short term.
Eager to Volunteer or Give Constructive Feedback?
If you are yearning to make a difference in wound care, AAWC can help you meet your personal goals. We welcome ideas, comments, and especially your interest in volunteering. There is a spot for almost anyone to get involved! Together, we can make a difference.
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