Judicial Council - Entity Description

  1. Composition. The Judicial Council shall consist of five voting members of the Association. The Executive Vice President, or his or her designee, shall be the secretary of the Judicial Council.

  2. Responsibility. The Judicial Council shall:
    (i.) Investigate all matters concerning allegations of unethical conduct on behalf of members of the Association and take action regarding disciplinary action and dismissal of members in accordance with the Association's Rules of Disciplinary Procedures, as may be amended by the Board of Directors;
    (ii.) (Advise on all questions of veterinary medical ethics;
    (iii.) (Advise on all questions relating to interpretation of the Bylaws; and
    (iv.) Investigate general professional conditions and all matters pertaining to the relations of veterinarians to one another or to the public and make such recommendations to the Board of Directors, House of Delegates, or the organizations represented in the House of Delegates as it deems necessary.