Valre Welch is a pediatric nurse practitioner that has been specializing in pediatric urology for over 30 years. She is currently working for Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. Valre has been active in a variety of leadership roles in SUNA over the years, including president. She is currently a Trustee of the SUNA Foundation. Valre has published numerous journal articles and articles in textbooks. She is co-editor of the Core Curriculum for Urologic Nursing. She also volunteers for World Pediatric Project, located in Richmond, VA, and travels to Belize for urologic surgical missions on a yearly basis.