SVN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Election Information

Requirements for Nomination

All candidates for Director meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be a current member of SVN and have been a member for at least two years.
  2. Must have had at least a year of direct experience in providing supervised visitation services or in administration of a supervised visitation program.
  3. Must agree to the Expectations and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors which each elected Board member signs.
  4. Agree to follow and support the SVN Standards, Guidelines, and Code of Ethics and Agree they may be removed from office after three (3) missed meetings. 

Board Responsibilities

Board Job Description

The Board of Directors shall consist of no less than thirteen (13) and no more than thirty (21) Directors. The exact number of Directors at any given time shall be voted by the Board of Directors. 

There are 6 elected vacancies to fill in the 2023 Election. The vacancy may be filled from any region. There are 4 current Board Members eligible to run for re election.

Election Procedures

Elections take place electronically at least 30 days in advance of the AGM and will conclude at 9:00 AM on the day of the Annual General Meeting under the direction of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Members may vote for any of the candidates. Individual members are entitled to one vote, Organization members may have up top three contacts vote, and Premium members may have up to 10 contacts vote.

Continuing Elected Board Members:

Shawn Byrne, Montana (2024)

Kelly Agee, Indiana (2024)

Emilyn Haugen, Minnesota (2025)

Lori Wymore-Kirkland, Virginia (2024)

Howard Yaffe, Massachussetts (2024)

Christina Fisher, Georgia (2024)

Michon Trent, Alabama (2024)




Slate of Candidates: