The National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) was established by VA Circular No. 117, May 17, 1947, and became a federally chartered advisory committee on February 5, 1975. The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Health on matters pertaining to the participation of volunteers in VA medical facilities, assists in recruitment and orientation of volunteers, and keeps the officers and members of participating organizations informed of volunteer needs and accomplishments.
The 68th Annual VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee meeting will be held April 23-25, 2014, in Cary, North Carolina. The host hotel for the meeting is the Embassy Suites located at 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, North Carolina (same hotel as last year).