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National Advisory Committee (NAC)

Background

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.

Annual Meeting and Conference

The 73rd Annual VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference will be held May 1-3, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.  The host hotel for the meeting is the Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade at 9821 Colonnade Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78230.

72nd Annual Meeting and Conference Materials and Presentations

  • 72nd Annual National Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference Booklet

Meeting Minutes

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