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Alabama Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (ALSDVS)

Welcome to the home page for the Alabama Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (ALSDVS), an affiliate of the Alabama Hospital Association and of the American Hospital Association. ALSDVS is a professional society of individuals who are responsible for the administration of Volunteer Services programs in health-care institutions. On this website, you will find information about the society’s purpose, organization, meetings and membership. Contact ALSDVS 

Society Purpose

The purpose of the Alabama Society of Directors of Volunteers is:

  • to increase the knowledge and improve the skills of individual members;
  • to emphasize the value of qualified hospital Directors of Volunteer Services;
  • to attract and retain skilled individuals;
  • to promote hospital Directors of Volunteer Services as integral members of the health care team.

How are we organized?

The President, President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer are elected from ALSDVS members. The Board of Directors consists of the Society Officers and chairmen appointed by the President. The President serves as Chairman of the Board.


Society members are encouraged to attend the meetings listed below throughout the year. More information on each meeting will be posted as available.

Become a Member

Membership in this Society shall be open to those individuals employed by health-care institutions. These individuals must be recognized as having major and continuing responsibility for the volunteer services programs.

Emeritus Membership

This membership is open to all retired DVSs who were employed by health care institutions for a fee of $15, one-half of the regular membership fee.


Complete the membership application form, which can be downloaded from this website by clicking here. Remit dues with application.


Annual Dues for Active members: $30
Emeritus membership: $15

ALSDVS Officers & Board


Vice Pres. Education
Jamie Weeks
Southeast Alabama Medical Center

Christina Bunn
UAB Medical West

Caroline Dahlen
UAB Medical West

Glenn Ireland
Princeton Baptist Medical Center