Committee on International Veterinary Affairs


To study global issues affecting the AVMA in areas such as the role of the Association in international affairs, forming partnerships in influencing the potential disruption of food supplies, accreditation of veterinary education, and other evolving international matters arising, and recommend to the Executive Board courses of action in international affairs of the Association.  


Up to two meetings of two days/two nights duration will be held in the AVMA Headquarters, Schaumburg, IL. The committee may also meet electronically. 


The committee will be composed of the following six members: the AVMA Director of International Affairs, the US Councilor to the World Veterinary Association (WVA), one member representing the Executive Board, two representing the AVMA Council on Education (COE), and one representing the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The AVMA Director of International Affairs and the US Councilor to the WVA will serve on the basis of their positions. The Executive Board will appoint other representatives from nominees presented from the respective groups.

The Committee meets on an annual basis.

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