AVMA Council Positions Available: August 2016

Nomination Deadline: July 1, 2016
 

 AVMA Council Nomination Form  (nominations will be made from the floor of the House of Delegates Annual Session)

A Campaign Guide is not generated for nominations from the floor of the HOD Annual Session; however, candidates are encouraged to 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.

  • Floor nomination speeches will be limited to the information contained on the nomination form. 

 YouTube Video Reference Document 

 



* = eligible for reappointment 

Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents (COBTA)

Entity Description: Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents

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: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Michael Hodgman
Nominees: Alice Jeromin
 
Position: Immunology 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates or by petition of 10 voting AVMA members.
Terms: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Laurel Gershwin*
Nominees: Laurel Gershwin
 
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: August 2016 - July 2017
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Vacant
Nominees: Brad Tanner
 
Position:  Private Clinical 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: August 2016 - July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Fred Gingrich*
Nominees: None to date
 

Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine

Entity Description: Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine

Position: Agricultural Agencies
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Stephan Schaefbauer*
Nominees: None to date

Position: At-Large 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Elizabeth Wagstrom*
Nominees: Stephen Channel, Jeffrey LeJeune, Elizabeth Wagstrom
 
Position: Public Health Agencies or Uniformed Services 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Brant Schumaker 
Nominees: Srinivasulu Chigurupati, Karen Ehnert
 

Council on Research (COR)

Entity Description: Council on Research
Position: Private Clinical Practice 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Anastasha Henderson*
Nominees: Anastasha Caudle
 
Position: Veterinary Medical Research (2 positions) 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  John Baker*, Thomas Rosol
Nominees: Daniel Grooms, John Middleton
 

Council on Veterinary Service (CoVS)

Entity Description: Council on Veterinary Service
Position: Academic Clinical Science 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Karen Rosenthal
Nominees: Christopher Gargamelli
 
Position: At-Large 
Details: Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Christopher Gargamelli*
Nominees: None to date
 
Position: Recent Graduate or Emerging Leader
Details: Definition of “Recent Graduate” – Less than 5 years post-graduation from veterinary school. Definition of "Emerging Leader" - 5-15 years post-graduation from veterinary school. Must be nominated by an organization represented in the House of Delegates
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Jennifer Quammen*
Nominees: Jennifer Quammen
 

Judicial Council (JC)

Entity Description: Judicial Council
Position: At-Large 
Term: August 2016 – July 2019
Nominations Due: July 1, 2016
Outgoing Member:  Stephen Barghusen*
Nominees: None to date