Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee - Entity Description

To develop leaders for the benefit of the individual and the profession.


The committee is responsible for planning the annual Veterinary Leadership Conference. The conference was established to provide an annual forum to enhance leadership, governance, and public relations skills of state and allied organization leaders, CEOs, and recent graduates.

Membership, Method of Appointment, and Representation

The six-member committee is appointed by the Board of Directors, from the following groups Board of Directors (1 member), Council on Public Relations (1 member), American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives (1 member), recent graduate (graduated within the last seven years, 1 member), constituent association officer (1 member), and House Advisory Committee (1 member).

Members serve staggered three-year terms.

Staff consultant: Kelly Fox


The chair is elected by the committee.


The entity meets immediately following the Leadership Conference, and by telephone conference.


The Committee is funded through the conference budget.


The entity reports to the Board of Directors.

Life Expectancy

The Committee will be reviewed in compliance with AVMA governance policies