Event: Annual conference, Jan. 19-21, Wichita
Awards: Veterinarian of the Year: Dr. Richard D. Knewtson, Iola. A 1968 graduate of Kansas State University, Dr. Knewtson owns Iola Animal Clinic. He is a past president of the Kansas VMA and chairs its state fair committee.
Officials: Drs. Candace E. Layton, Baldwin, president; Robert H. Gentry, Beloit, president-elect; Cindy Payne-Robertson, Wichita, vice president; Randall A. Smith, Hutchinson, treasurer; and Steve Joseph, Shawnee Mission, immediate past president