The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics. Its duties include:
The Committee will consist of the following 9 voting seats, each filled by a primary member and an alternate member, both of whom are AVMA member veterinarians with backgrounds in pharmacology, microbiology, epidemiology, public health, or a documented history of productive and collaborative contributions in the area of antimicrobials and/or antimicrobial resistance.
Primary and alternate members filling dedicated seats will be nominated by the organizations they represent.
A term is three years, and each member of the committee may serve up to two consecutive three-year terms, or longer at the Board of Directors' discretion pending appointment of a qualified successor. One-third of the committee will have an initial one-year term; one-third will have an initial two-year term; and one-third will have an initial three-year term.
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