Committee, Trust, Liaison Positions Available

Nominations Due: March 8, 2018

 

Vacant positions are immediately available on the following committees:

Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee (CPAC)

Food Safety Advisory Committee (FSAC)

Convention Education Program Committee (CEPC)

Nomination instructions:

* = outgoing member eligible for reappointment

Animal Welfare Committee (AWC)

Entity Description: Animal Welfare Committee

Position: American Animal Hospital Association - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAHA
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Rodney Jouppi
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Bovine Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AABP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Christopher Ashworth*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Equine Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAEP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Harry Werner
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Fish Veterinarians - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by American Association of Fish Veterinarians
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Leigh Clayton*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Shelter Veterinarians - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by American Association of Shelter Veterinarians
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Jyothi Robertson
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Shelter Veterinarians - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by American Association of Shelter Veterinarians
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Elise Gingrich*
Nominees: None to date

Position: State Veterinary Medical Associations - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by State VMAs
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Patricia Hill*
Nominees: None to date

Position: State Veterinary Medical Associations - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by State VMAs
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Kevin Lewis*
Nominees: None to date

Position: VMAE - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by VMAE
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Jack Advent
Nominees: None to date

Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee (AqVMC)

Entity Description: Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee

Position: Aquatic Invertebrate Health
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Gregory Lewbart*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Corporate or Laboratory Aquatic Veterinary Medicine
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: James Brackett
Nominees: None to date

Position: Non-veterinarian with expertise to enhance aquatic veterinary medicine and fulfill AqVMC Objectives
Details: None 

AVMA Liaison Position- World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)

The AVMA Representative to the World Small Animal Veterinary Association conveys the policies of the WSAVA to the AVMA and its affiliated organizations, participates in the policymaking process of the WVA, develops relationships with governmental or non-governmental organizations or with veterinary professional or scientific specialization organizations to enhance participation in WSAVA activities, and serves as a voting member on the AVMA Committee on International Veterinary Affairs.
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
AVMA Liaison Nomination Form
AVMA Representative to the WSAVA Description
• Please also submit candidate’s one-two page resume with nomination form. 

AVMA LIFE Trust

Position: Trustees (3 Positions)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Carolyn Mac Allister, Blair Hollowell, Dwight King
Nominees: None to date

Committee on Environmental Issues (CEI)

Entity Description: Committee on Environmental Issues

Position: Swine Practice
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Peggy Anne Hawkins
Nominees: None to date

Position: Government Service (federal or state agency dealing with environmental issues)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: William Sander*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Small Animal Medicine
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Charlene Edinboro
Nominees: None to date

Position: Small Ruminant Practice
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Grant Seaman
Nominees: None to date

Position: Veterinary Ecology
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Terry Ryan Kane*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: James Sikarskie
Nominees: None to date

Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee (CPAC)

Entity Description: Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee

Position: Aquaculture and Seafood Medicine – Alternate Representative
Details: Must be submitted by AVMA constituent organizations
Term: July 2017 - August 2020
Nominations Due: Ongoing; Position to be filled immediately
Outgoing Member: Vacant
Nominees: None to date

Position: Zoo and Wildlife Medicine – Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAZV and or AAWV
Term: July 2017 - August 2020
Nominations Due: Ongoing; Position to be filled immediately
Outgoing Member: Vacant
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Avian Pathologists – Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Chad Malinak*
Nominees: None to date

Committee on Antimicrobials (CoA)

Entity Description: Committee on Antimicrobials

Position: American Association of Avian Pathologists - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Charles Hofacre*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Avian Pathologists - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Randall Singer*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Fish Veterinarians - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by American Association of Fish Veterinarians
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Janet Whaley*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Fish Veterinarians - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by American Association of Fish Veterinarians
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Patricia Gaunt*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Swine Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AASP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Jennifer Wishnie*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Swine Practitioners - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AASP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Peter Davies*
Nominees: None to date

Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues (CDEI)

Entity Description: Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues

Position: State Veterinarian
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Linda Hickam-Fountain
Nominees: None to date

Position: Committee on Environmental Issues
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Terry Ryan Kane*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Federal or State Public Health Agency
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Michael Parker*
Nominees: None to date 

Committee on International Veterinary Affairs (CIVA)

Entity Description: Committee on International Veterinary Affairs

Position: World Small Animal Veterinary Association
Details: Must be nominated by WSAVA
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Laurel Kaddatz
Nominees: None to date

Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)

Entity Description: Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities

Position: At-Large
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2024
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Kimberly Kratt
Nominees: None to date

Position: Laboratory Animal Medicine
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2024
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Cynthia Lockworth
Nominees: None to date

Position: Veterinary Technicians - Program Affiliated
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2024
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: David Sessum
Nominees: None to date

Position: Representing Clinical Veterinary Medicine-Small Animal
Details: None
Term: January 2018 - August 2020
Nominations Due: December 7, 2017
Outgoing Member: Ed Javorka
Nominees: None to date​

Convention Education Program Committee (CEPC)

Entity Description: Convention Education Program Committee

Position: Poultry Medicine Section Manager
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: Ongoing; Position to filled immediately
Outgoing Member: Danny Magee*
Nominees: None to date

 

Council on Education (COE) Selection Committee

Entity Description: Council on Education Selection Committee

Position: At Large Member
Details: None of the members of the committee can simultaneously serve on the
committee and either in the House of Delegates or on the Board of Directors or the Council on Education.
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Andrew Hillier*
Nominees: None to date

Early Career Development Committee (ECDC)

Entity Description: Early Career Development Committee

Position: Emerging Leaders
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Erin Casey*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Faculty Advisors
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Sarah Reuss*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Recent Graduates
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Stacey Piotrowski*
Nominees: None to date

Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG)

Entity Description: Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates

Position: Representing Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Details: Must be nominated by AAVMC
Term: July 2018 - June 2024
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: David McKenzie
Nominees: None to date

Food Safety Advisory Committee (FSAC)

Entity Description: Food Safety Advisory Committee

Position: Aquatic Food Animal Medicine Veterinarian – Alternate Representative
Details: None
Term: July 2017- August 2020
Outgoing Member: Vacant
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners – Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AASRP
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Joan Bowen
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Bovine Practitioners – Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AABP
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: William Mc Beth*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Avian Pathologists – Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Eric Willinghan*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Aquatic Food Animal Medicine Veterinarian – Primary Representative
Details: None
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Kerry Collins*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine
Details: Must be nominated by CPHRVM
Term: July 2018- August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Larry Davis*
Nominees: None to date

Governance Performance Review Committee (GPRC)

Entity Description: Governance Performance Review Committee

Position: AVMA Councils
Details: Must be a member of an AVMA Council
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Paul Cook
Nominees: None to date

Legislative Advisory Committee (LAC)

Entity Description: Legislative Advisory Committee

Position: American Association of Avian Pathologists - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Suzanne Dougherty*
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Equine Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAEP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Miles Hildebrand
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Equine Practitioners - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AAEP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: James Zeliff
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Swine Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AASP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Max Rodibaugh
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Association of Swine Practitioners - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by AASP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Jason Kelly
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners - Primary Representative
Details: Must be nominated by ASLAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Elizabeth Nunamaker
Nominees: None to date

Position: American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners - Alternate Representative
Details: Must be nominated by ASLAP
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Donna Clemons*
Nominees: None to date

Political Action Committee Board (PAC)

Entity Description: Political Action Committee Board

Position: Area 2 (Central States)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Bridget Heilsberg*
Nominees: None to date

Position: At-Large
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Gary Bullard
Nominees: None to date 

Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT)

Position: Trustee
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Stuart Brown*, Rosemary LoGiudice*
Nominees: None to date 

State Advocacy Committee (SAC)

Entity Description: State Advocacy Committee

Position: Area 2 (Central States)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Derine Winning*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Legislative Advisory Committee
Details: Must be an AVMA Legislative Advisory Committee Member
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Elizabeth Nunamaker*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Student AVMA
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Matthew Kulpa*
Nominees: None to date

Steering Committee on Human-Animal Interactions (SCHAI)

Entity Description: Steering Committee on Human-Animal Interactions

Position: Veterinarian or scientist with expertise on the impact on the human (i.e. how human-animal attachment type/strength impacts the well-being of people)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Aubrey Fine
Nominees: None to date

Position: Veterinarian or scientist with expertise on human-animal attachment (i.e. an expert on key theories of attachment, bonding and/or interconnectivity among species)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Benjamin Hart*
Nominees: None to date

Veterinary Economics Strategy Committee (VESC)

Entity Description: Veterinary Economics Strategy Committee

Position: At-Large (3 Positions Available)
Details: None
Term: July 2018 - August 2021
Nominations Due: March 8, 2018
Outgoing Member: Cori Gross*, Scott Spaulding, Peter Weinstein*
Nominees: None to date

Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee (VLCPC)

Entity Description: Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee

Position: Academic Leadership Education Advisor
Details: None
Term: January 2018 - January 2021
Nominations Due: Ongoing; Position to filled immediately
Outgoing Member: New Position
Nominees: None to date