posted May 15, 2005
The Executive Board named the following individuals to the positions indicated. These veterinarians will begin serving in their roles at the conclusion of the AVMA House of Delegate's session in July 2005. The duration of each term varies.
Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee
Executive Board—Dr. David L. McCrystle, Healdsburg, Calif.
Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee
Public/private practice nonfood—Dr. Helen E. Roberts, Williamsville, N.Y.; epidemiology—Dr. Kathleen H. Hartman, Brandon, Fla.
AVMA/American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives Joint Committee
Executive Board—Drs. James O. Cook, Lebanon, Ky.; David L. McCrystle, Healdsburg, Calif.; and R. Tracy Rhodes, Buffalo, Wyo.
AVMA Group Health and Life Insurance Trust
Members-at-large—Drs. James F. Peddie, Ventura, Calif.; James H. Brandt, Nokomis, Fla.; member-at-large, one-year, unexpired term—Dr. Martha D. O'Rourke, Toms River, N.J.
Member-at-large—Dr. Thomas L. Isaac Sr., Charleston, W.Va.
AVMA PAC Policy Board
Area 1—Dr. Walter C. Robinson III, Greenville, S.C.; Area 3—Dr. George W. Bishop, Carmel, Calif.
Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee
American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. Charles A. Lemme, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; AAHA alternate—Dr. Michael T. Cavanaugh, Fort Collins, Colo.; zoo/wildlife—Dr. Kathryn C. Gamble, Chicago; zoo/wildlife alternate—Dr. Kelly E. Helmick, Seattle; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners alternate—Dr. Russel L. Hunter, Astoria, Ore.
Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams—Dr. Barry N. Kellogg, Nokomis, Fla.; small animal—Dr. Maynard B. Jones, Versailles, Mo.; equine—Dr. John E. Madigan, Davis, Calif.
Committee on Environmental Issues
American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Robinette A. Gilbert, Russellville, Ark.; American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine—Dr. Stanley O. Hewins, San Antonio; Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee—Dr. Eric N. Gingerich, Kennett Square, Pa.; toxicology—Dr. Murl Bailey Jr., College Station, Texas; Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee—Dr. Rob D. Armstrong, Seattle
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
Veterinary technicians—Dr. Julie Legred, Bricelyn, Minn.; veterinary technician educator—Drs. Josh L. Clark, West Lafayette, Ind.; Rachel A. Valentine, Tulsa, Okla.; faculties/colleges of veterinary medicine—Dr. Helene E. Pazak, Okemos, Mich.
Convention Management and Program Committee
Food Animal/Equine Section—Dr. David A. Prigel, Republic, Mo.; Companion Animal Section—Dr. James E. Creed, Columbia, Mo.; Other Convention Activities Section—Dr. B. Taylor Bennett, Hinsdale, Ill.
Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates
AVMA Council on Education—Dr. Gail A. Kunkle, Gainesville, Fla.
Food Safety Advisory Committee
American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians—Dr. Charles E. Pixley, Athens, Ga.; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. David R. Smith, Lincoln, Neb.
Governance Performance Review Committee
Member-at-large—Dr. Kathryn Blair Jones, Virginia Beach, Va.; committees—Dr. Murl Bailey Jr., College Station, Texas
Legislative Advisory Committee
Executive Board—Dr. Larry R. Corry, Loganville, Ga.; House of Delegates—Dr. George W. Bishop, Carmel, Ca.; American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. David F. Carron, Farmington, Mich.; AAHA alternate—Dr. Daniel S. Aja, Traverse City, Mich.; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. LaRue W. Johnson, Greeley, Colo.; AASRP alternate—Dr. E. James Fallen, Albuquerque, N.M.
Member Services Committee
Board-certified specialists—Dr. Lawrence D. McGill, Salt Lake City; nonacademic public sector veterinarian—Dr. Rosemary B. Sifford, Hillsborough, N.C.; private clinical practice, at-large—Dr. Byron J. S. De La Navarre, Chicago; recent graduate, at-large—Dr. Adam J. Langer, Parkville, Md.
National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues
Director—Dr. J. Randall Bush, Flora, Ind.
Strategic Planning Committee
Committees—Dr. Donald A. Prater, Blacksburg, Va.
Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture—Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Blacksburg, Va.; National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments—Dr. Paul Rapnicki, St. Paul, Minn.; National Mastitis Council—Dr. Robert O. Gilbert, Ithaca, N.Y.; National Institute for Animal Agriculture—Dr. Charles E. Ozanian, Ferndale, Calif.; ANSI Z 136—Dr. Kenneth E. Bartels, Stillwater, Okla.