The Executive Board named the following individuals to the positions indicated. These veterinarians began serving in their roles at the conclusion of the AVMA House of Delegates session in July 2006. The duration of each term varies.
Animal Welfare Committee
American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives—Donald N. Schaefer, Orlando, Fla.; Association of Shelter Veterinarians—Dr. Leslie D. Appel, Ithaca, N.Y.; State VMAs—Dr. Veronica M. Jennings, Cranford, N.J.; Aquatic Veterinary Medicine—Jennifer A. Matysczak, Rockville, Md.
AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust
At-large—Dr. Martha D. O'Rourke, Toms River, N.J.
Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee
American Association of Avian Pathologists alternate—Dr. Danny L. Magee, Brandon, Miss.; American Association of Bovine Practitioners delegate—Dr. A. Andrew Overby, Harmony, Minn.
Disaster and Emergency Issues Committee
American Veterinary Medical Foundation—Dr. R. Tracy Rhodes, Buffalo, Wyo.
Food Safety Advisory Committee
American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Martha M. Ewing, Ellisville, Miss.
Governance Performance Review Committee
At-large—Dr. Michael J. Topper, Harleysville, Penn.
Member Services Committee
Honor roll—Dr. Arthur Freeman, Indianapolis
National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues
Dr. Robert E. "Bud" Hertzog, Lee's Summit, Mo.
National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, representing Animal Welfare Committee
—Dr. William R. Folger, Houston