Event: Biennial meeting, hosted jointly by the Idaho and Wyoming VMAs, June 9-13, Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Awards: Iowa VMA Veterinarian of the Year: Dr. James J. England, Emmett. A 1981 graduate of Colorado State University, Dr. England is a professor of animal and veterinary science and past director of the University of Idaho's Caine Veterinary Teaching Center. He teaches beef cattle production medicine and gives lectures to ranchers statewide on vaccination programs, calving, and ranch management. Dr. England has conducted research and published articles on Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, immunology, beef quality assurance resources, and necropsy for cattle producers. He is a past president of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
Officials: Idaho VMA—Drs. Jody Rockett, Heyburn, president; Brad Francis, Idaho Falls, president-elect; and Wayne Loertscher, Boise, treasurer; Wyoming VMA—Drs. Kelly Palm, Laramie, president; Jennifer Gage, Wolf, president-elect; Fred Emerich, Cheyenne, 2nd president-elect; and Warren Crawford, Sundance, immediate past president