AVMA Council Positions Available: July 2017

Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2017

Council Nomination Form

Please also submit candidate's Campaign Guide Form

To be included in the Campaign Guide, council candidates must create a two-minute YouTube video explaining their qualifications and interest in the position for viewing by the members of the voting entity, the House of Delegates

YouTube Video Reference Document

Council Petition Form

* = eligible for reappointment 

Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents (COBTA)

Entity Description: Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents

Position: Epidemiology
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Terry Lehenbauer*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Microbiology
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Margie Lee
Nominees: None to date

Position: Pharmacology
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Jane Owens
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Clinical Practice-Predominantly Equine
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Brad Tanner*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Clinical Practice-Predominantly Small Animal
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Bruce Coston*
Nominees: None to date

Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine (CPHRVM)

Entity Description: Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine

Position: At-Large
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Joni Scheftel*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Public Health Agencies or Uniformed Services (3 Positions Available)
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Charles Broaddus*, Adam Eichelberger*, Mary Grace Stobierski
Nominees: None to date

Council on Research (COR)

Entity Description: Council on Research

Position: Veterinary Medical Research (4 Positions Available)
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Kristin Evans*,Harm HogenEsch, Mark Suckow*, Katrina Taylor*
Nominees: None to date

Council on Veterinary Service (CoVS)

Entity Description: Council on Veterinary Service

Position: Private Practice – Predominantly Food Animal
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Paul Cook
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Mixed Practice
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Ann Swartz*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Practice – Predominantly Equine
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Manuel Himenes*
Nominees: None to date

Judicial Council (JC)

Entity Description: Judicial Council

Position: At-Large
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Term: July 2017 – August 2020
Nominations Due: April 1, 2017
Outgoing Member: Adam Langer
Nominees: None to date