VAD Conferences
Updated August 31, 2016


VAD Conferences

 

Date

Conference Site VAD President
1st June 11, 1884 Staunton Job Turner
2nd July 4-5, 1891 Richmond John W. Michaels
3rd August 16-17, 1892 Staunton John W. Michaels
4th August 14-15, 1895 Richmond William C. Ritter
5th August 11-12, 1897 Charlottesville William C. Ritter
6th August 9-10, 1899 Norfolk William C. Ritter
7th July 3-4, 1900 Norfolk William C. Ritter
8th July 17-18, 1901 Norfolk William C. Ritter
--- 1902-1911 No record of meetings
9th August 13-15, 1912 Richmond Leonard B. Brushwood
10th August 13-17, 1913 Roanoke Robert Smoak
11th August 5-7, 1916 Hampton Arthur G. Tucker
12th August 26-29, 1920 Staunton William C. Ritter
13th August 17-19, 1922 Lynchburg Benjamin E. Yaffey
14th July 6-9, 1924 Norfolk Creed C. Quinley
15th July 2-5, 1926 Richmond H. K. Bush
16th August 9-11, 1928 Harrisonburg Meade B. Dalton
17th July 24-27, 1929 Richmond Creed C. Quinley
18th July 24-27, 1931 Richmond Creed C. Quinley
19th August 17-19, 1934 Newport News Paul Disharoon
20th August 15-17, 1935 Richmond Benjamin E. Yaffey
21st July 31-August 1, 1937 Norfolk Benjamin E. Yaffey
22nd September 2, 1939 Charlottesville Benjamin E. Yaffey
23rd July 2-4, 1941 Bristol Bernard W. Moore
24th October 27-28, 1944 Staunton Isadore Hurowitz
25th August 17-18, 1946 Danville Bernard W. Moore
26th June 17-18, 1948 Roanoke Bernard W. Moore
27th June 22-24, 1950 Norfolk Bernard W. Moore
28th July 3-5, 1952 Lynchburg Reubin I. Altizer
29th June 17-20, 1954 Washington, D.C. Reubin I. Altizer
30th July 5-7, 1956 Richmond Obie A. Nunn
31st June 19-21, 1958 Roanoke Obie A. Nunn
32nd August 11-13, 1960 Newport News T. Vernon Cherry
33rd July 26-27, 1962 Charlottesville T. Vernon Cherry
34th July 30 - August 1, 1964 Norfolk T. Vernon Cherry
35th July 28-30, 1966 Richmond T. Vernon Cherry
36th July 2-4, 1968 Arlington Lera C. Moore
37th July 24-26, 1971 Roanoke Lera C. Moore
38th July 5-7, 1973 Norfolk Reubin I. Altizer
39th June 20-22, 1975 Fredericksburg Sandy C. Duncan / Robert Bates
40th June 30 - July 2, 1977 Richmond Robert Bates / Norman Nelson
41st July 5-7, 1979 Virginia Beach Norman Nelson
42nd July 16-18, 1981 Staunton Wayne D. Shook
43rd July 25-27, 1983 Arlington Wayne D. Shook
44th July 25-27, 1985 Lynchburg Rachel Mary Bavister
45th July 9-11, 1987 Portsmouth Rachel Mary Bavister
46th June 22-24, 1989 Staunton, VA Gary L. Viall
47th July 18-21, 1991 Sheraton Hotel, Richmond, VA Gary L. Viall
48th July 22-25, 1993 DoubleTree Hotel, Crystal City, VA Gary L. Viall
49th August 3-6, 1995 Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, VA Gary L. Viall
50th September 11-14, 1997 Holiday Inn-Coliseum, Hampton, VA Rachel Mary Bavister
51st June 1999 Holiday Inn & Golf Center, Staunton, VA Stephen T. Williams
52nd June 2001 Richmond Hotel & Conference Center, Richmond, VA Stephen T. Williams
53rd July 17-20, 2003 Hyatt Fair Lakes , Fairfax, VA Stephen T. Williams
54th June 23-26, 2005 Roanoke Clarion Hotel Airport, Roanoke, VA Bennie Lacks
55th July 19-22, 2007 Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites Rachel Bavister
56th June 23-26, 2009 Hotel Stonewall Jackson, Stanton, VA Rachel Bavister
57th July 21-24, 2011 Holiday Inn, Richmond VA Rachel Bavister
58th June 21-22, 2013 Sherwood Community Center, Fairfax, VA    LaDonna Larsen
59th June 25-27 2015 Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View,  Roanoke, VA LaDonna Larsen

 

VAD Mini-Conferences

Year Conference Site Host Chapter
1980 Piedmont Chapter
1982 Hampton Roads Chapter
1984 Skyline Chapter
1986 Greater Richmond Chapter
1988 Northern Virginia Association of the Deaf
1990 Piedmont Chapter
1992 Hampton Roads Chapter
1994 Skyline Chapter
1996 Holiday Inn, Richmond, VA Greater Richmond Chapter
1998 Lee District Community Center, Alexandria, VA Northern Virginia Association of the Deaf
2000 Quality Inn, Salem, VA Piedmont Chapter
2002 Norfolk, VA Hampton Roads
2004 Holiday Inn Golf & Conference Center, Staunton, VA Skyline Chapter
2006 Richmond, VA Greater Richmond
2008 Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax, VA Northern Virginia Association of the Deaf
2010 Holiday Inn-Valley View, Roanoke, VA Piedmont Chapter
2012 Holiday Inn Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA Hampton Roads Chapter
2014 VSDB Chapel Hall,  Staunton, VA Skyline Chapter
2016 Doswell Community Center, Doswell, VA Greater Richmond Chapter

Annual membership meetings are required by the state law;
hence, the need for mini-conferences between biennial conferences.

VAD Conference Guideline adopted in 2008.

 


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