In July, the Executive Board made the following committee appointments:
Animal Welfare Committee: representing government service—Dr. Tracy DuVernoy; American Association of Avian Veterinarians—Dr. Darrel K. Styles; American Association of Avian Practitioners—Dr. Gregg Cutler; zoo/wildlife—Dr. Timothy Reichard; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. Christa Irwin; American Association of Feline Practitioners—Dr. William R. Folger; and Auxiliary to the AVMA—Karen A. Walther
AVMA/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Joint Committee: representing the House of Delegates—Dr. John Scamahorn
Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee: representing American Association of Equine Practitioners—Dr. Douglas T. Byars; AAEP alternate—Dr. Carol K. Clark; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. David K. Wallace; aquaculture/seafood medicine alternate—Dr. Jill V. Spagenberg; and American Association of Swine Veterinarians delegate—Lisa Becton
Committee on Environmental Issues: representing the Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee—Dr. Donald Hoenig; Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine—Dr. Mark D. Starr; International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine—Dr. Cindy P. Driscoll
Legislative Advisory Committee: Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges alternate—Dr. Alfonza Atkinson; and American Association of Avian Practitioners—Dr. Charles Hofacre
Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance: representing International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine—Dr. Craig A. Harms; Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine—Dr. Keith A.J. Friendshuh
The board also appointed several liaison representatives: Dr. Donald Hoenig, to the Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture, National Aquatic Animal Health Task Force; Dr. Robert Armstrong, to the Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture, Working Group for Quality Assurance; Dr. John Huntley, to the Compendium Committee on Risks from Animal Contact, National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians; and Dr. Helen Roberts, to the American Fisheries Society's Fish Health Section.