Governance of the AVMA


AVMA Leadership

AVMA Leadership Rosters 

Strategic Planning

AVMA Strategic Plan

AVMA’s vision for the future, major goals and objectives are defined in a strategic plan that is developed by the Executive Board collaboratively with the House of Delegates, councils, committees, task forces, members, and staff.  

Strategic Plan Progress Report (April 2013)

AVMA Bylaws

AVMA Bylaws (PDF)

House of Delegates

HOD Directory

HOD Proceedings

2014 HOD Resolutions and Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Councils and Committees

AVMA Councils, Committees, Task Forces and Trusts


AVMA Elections

During the recent AVMA District Director nomination period, the AVMA received one nomination each from District IV and District XI. Since both nominations were unopposed, no elections will be held.

Dr. Jose Arce of San Juan, Puerto Rico will represent District IV for a term of July 2014 – July 2020.

Dr. Rena Carlson of Chubbuck, Idaho will represent District XI for a term of July 2014 – July 2020.

Members interested in learning more about Dr. Jose Arce and Dr. Rena Carlson can view their biographical summary and statement of reason for seeking office by clicking here.

Nomination Forms

AVMA Nomination Forms

Interested in nominating someone for an AVMA award or a position on an AVMA council, committee or trust? Here are the nomination forms you'll need.