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AVMA names new volunteer leaders

Nineteen veterinarians appointed to association’s councils and committees

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The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) named 19 new volunteer leaders for AVMA’s councils and committees during the association’s annual convention.

New appointments to councils and committees include:

AVMA Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents

Richard Hill, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DACVN, and Jeffrey Powers, DVM, were as named at-large members of the council, and Jessica Light, DVM, was named an industry, exclusive member of the council. Michael Strobel, DVM, was named as a clinical pharmacology representative to the council.

AVMA Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine

Samuel Fassig, DVM, and Dustin Oedekoven, DVM, DACVPM, were named to the council as representatives of as agricultural agencies.

AVMA Council on Research

Matt Krecic, DVM, DACVIM, was named as a veterinary medical research member of the council, and Ayman Sayegh, DVM, Ph.D., and Kathryn Meurs, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, were named as members representing colleges of veterinary medicine. Carlos Pereyra, DVM, was named as a private clinical practice representative to the council.

AVMA Council on Veterinary Service

Tiffany Collins, DVM, was named as an emerging leader/recent graduate representative to the council. Ronald Kelpe, DVM, and Julie Buford, DVM, were named as small animal private practice representatives to the council, and Robin Paterson, DVM, was named as a private mixed-animal practice representative to the council.

AVMA House Advisory Committee

Sandra Faeh, DVM, Rex Anderson, DVM, and Saundra Willis, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), were named to this committee.

AVMA Judicial Council

Marthina Greer, DVM, and Sarah Babcock, DVM, were named as at-large members of the council.

To be considered for a volunteer position, AVMA members must submit nomination materials to the AVMA Office of the Vice President. To learn more about available positions, click here.

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