Contact: Colleen Pedersen
AVF Executive Director
MILWAUKEE- The American Venous Forum (AVF) and the American Venous Forum Foundation (AVFF) has chosen Executive Director, Inc. (EDI) to provide association management services for the society. The move to EDI, one of the largest and most experienced association management firms in the United States, will enable AVF and AVFF to increase its membership and expand its educational and research activities. The transition was effective April 2.
"The American Venous Forum is pleased to be partners with EDI," said Robert McLafferty, MD, president of AVF. "While the AVF is grateful for the years of dedicated service by its previous association management firm, the breadth and depth of EDI's resources and expertise will enable AVF to grow its membership, increase its educational resources, and concentrate on its core mission of improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease."
EDI will provide general management, event planning, financial, information technology, communications, graphic design, website maintenance, and support services for AVF. Concurrent with its transition to EDI, AVF headquarters have moved from Beverly, Massachusetts to Milwaukee. AVF's new address and phone number are:
American Venous Forum
555 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
"We are honored that AVF and AVFF have entrusted us to support the next phase of their organizations life cycle," said Tara Withington, CAE, and Consulting Partner of EDI.
The American Venous Forum (AVF) is dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease through education, research and technology. Membership is open to vascular surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals engaged in the care of patients with venous and lymphatic diseases.