AVMA Volunteer Opportunities - Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the AVMA!  As a volunteer, your travel, lodging, and meals are covered by the AVMA!

Interested candidates should submit nomination materials via email to OfficeEVP@avma.org; via fax to (847) 925-0944; or via mail to AVMA Office of the Executive Vice President, 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173.

You can also sign up for email alerts about volunteer opportunities with the AVMA.

If you're not quite ready to get involved in AVMA governance but would like to get more involved with the association, we'd love to have your help!

Please contact OfficeEVP@avma.org with any questions or to learn more about AVMA's volunteer opportunities.  


Advisory Panel Pilot: Practice Advisory Panel

Nominations are now invited to serve on the new AVMA Advisory Panel Pilot: Practice Advisory Panel.

AVMA Practice Advisory Panel Nomination Deadline: May 26, 2015

The AVMA is looking for individuals to protect, promote, and advance the veterinary profession by strategically identifying, prioritizing, and processing important veterinary clinical practice and small business issues and making recommendations to the AVMA Board of Directors. The Panel will have the authority to convene working groups of qualified individuals with clear objectives. The Panel will operate with awareness of the needs of the AVMA's diverse professional segments and identify opportunities for general membership involvement.


Advisory Panel Pilot: Regulatory Advisory Panel

Nominations are now invited to serve on the new AVMA Advisory Panel Pilot: Regulatory Advisory Panel. 

AVMA Regulatory Advisory Panel Nomination Deadline: May 26, 2015

The AVMA is looking for individuals to protect, promote, and advance the veterinary profession by strategically identifying, prioritizing, and processing regulatory matters pertaining to the Panel's specified areas of competency and making recommendation to the Board of Directors. The Panel will operate with awareness of the needs of AVMA's diverse professional segments, and identify opportunities for general membership involvement.

"Regulatory matters" include those veterinary medical issues that involve regulatory agencies and also that policy-making which guides legislative bills and international standards within the competencies comprising the Panel's membership.  


Committee Positions Available: July 2015

List of Committee Opportunities in July 2015.

Committee Nomination Deadline: May 26, 2015

Reference Document: Protocol for Appointment to Entities by the Board of Directors


Council Positions Available: July 2015

List of Council Opportunities in July 2015.

Council Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2015

(Nominations from the floor will be accepted for these council positions through July 1, 2015)


AVMA Task Force on Antimicrobial Use Data Collection in Animal Agriculture 

Nominations are now invited to serve on the new AVMA Task Force on Antimicrobial Use Data Collection in Animal Agriculture.

Task Force on Antimicrobial Use Data Collection in Animal Agriculture Nomination Deadline: April 15, 2015

The AVMA is searching for individuals to identify and evaluate methods for the collection of data on antimicrobial use in animal agriculture, provide scientific rationale, consider advantages and disadvantages for data collection, and ascertain the potential role of the veterinary community.


AVMA Officers

Nominations are being accepted for candidates for the position of AVMA President-Elect for the July 2015-August 2016 Association year.

Nominations are also being accepted for candidates for the position of AVMA President-Elect for the August 2016-July 2017 Association year and AVMA Vice President for a two-year term from August 2016-July 2018.

Click here to learn more about the officer positions.