The technical structure of AVS is organized as a matrix. Members can participate in one or more Divisions or Technical Groups, each of which is focused around a major topical area. Members may also participate in Chapters and Student Chapters, which are regional organizations that focus on local area needs.

Northern California - Awards


Honors Chapter members who have provided exemplary service to the Chapter and its membership.

NCCAVS Scholarship for student(s) who show exceptional promise in areas of interest to the AVS.

  • 2022 - Mary Ann Mort, UC Davis
  • 2021 - Cole Gurtner, Stanford
  • 2019 - Austin Dymont, UC Santa Cruz
  • 2018 - Cynthia Melendrez, San Jose State
  • 2017 - Andrea Cruz, UC Santa Cruz