The Executive Board named the following individuals to the entities indicated, representing the designated areas. These veterinarians will begin serving in their roles at the conclusion of the AVMA House of Delegates session July 18-19 in New Orleans. The duration of each term varies.
Animal Welfare Committee
American Association of Corporate and Public Practice Veterinarians—Dr. Daniel S. Marsman, Fairfield, Ohio; Association of Shelter Veterinarians—Dr. Martha M. Smith-Blackmore, Weymouth, Mass.; ASV alternate—Dr. Miranda E. Spindel, Fort Collins, Colo.
Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee
Public health or epidemiology—Dr. Kathleen H. Hartman, Ruskin, Fla.; private/public practice food animal production—Dr. Lester Hoe-Aun Khoo, Stoneville, Miss.
AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust
Member-at-large—Dr. Robert L. Hatch, Goodyear, Ariz.
Members-at-large—Drs. John M. Ehrhardt, McNabb, Ill.; William J. McEniry, Ashton, Ill.
AVMAPAC Policy Board
Area 2, Central states—Dr. George E. Richards, Danville, Ill.
Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee
American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. Charles A. Lemme, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; AAHA alternate—Dr. Thomas J. Cusick, Watertown, Mass.; zoo and wildlife—Dr. Kurt K. Sladky, Madison, Wis.
Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
Small animal practice—Dr. Scott T. Mason, Oklahoma City; Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams—Dr. Gerhardt G. Goemann, Cohasset, Minn.; Committee on Environmental Issues—Dr. Peregrine L. Wolff, Corvallis, Ore.
Committee on Environmental Issues
American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Robinette W. Gilbert, Russellville, Ark.
Committee on the Human-Animal Bond
Private clinical practice, predominantly equine—Dr. M. Hayden Sears, Mapleton, Ore.; private food animal clinical practice—Dr. Robert B. Sager, Wilsall, Mont.
Committee on International Veterinary Affairs
Executive Board—Dr. Janver D. Krehbiel, Mason, Mich.
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
Private companion animal practice—Dr. Geoffrey R. Gardner, Lakeland, Fla.; veterinary technicians—Noriko Riggleman, Seattle
Council on Education, Candidate Qualification Review Committee
Public member—Dr. JoAnn D. Smith, Micanopy, Fla.; Council on Education—Dr. Joan M. Samuels, Buellton, Calif.; Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges—Dr. Deborah T. Kochevar, North Grafton, Mass.
Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates
Council on Education—Dr. Nathan D. Voris, Columbia, Mo.
Food Safety Advisory Committee
American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians—Dr. Charles E. Pixley, Athens, Ga.
Governance Performance Review Committee
Member-at-large—Dr. Michael J. Topper, Harleysville, Pa.
Legislative Advisory Committee
Executive Board—Dr. John R. Scamahorn, Greencastle, Ind.; American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. David F. Carron, Farmington, Mich.; AAHA alternate—Dr. Neal L. Beeber, Rutherford, N.J.; House of Delegates—Dr. George W. Bishop, Carmel, Calif.; HOD alternate—Dr. Ken L. Greiner, Elbow Lake, Minn.; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. LaRue W. Johnson, Greeley, Colo.; AASRP alternate—Dr. Edward J. Fallen, Albuquerque, N.M.
Member Services Committee
Private clinical practice—Dr. Byron J.S. de la Navarre, Park Ridge, Ill.; recent graduates—Dr. Kira A. Christian, Columbia, S.C.; board-certified specialists—Dr. Lawrence D. McGill, Salt Lake City; nonacademic public sector veterinarians—Dr. Marianne P. Ross, Elkridge, Md.
State Advocacy Committee
House of Delegates—Dr. C. Gary Bullard, Austell, Ga.; member-at-large—Dr. Charles A. Helwig, Edmond, Okla.; Executive Board—Dr. John R. Scamahorn, Greencastle, Ind.
American National Standards Institute Accredited Standard Committee Z136.3 on the Safe Use of Lasers—Dr. Kenneth E. Bartels, Fort Gordon, Ga.; Compendium Committee on Infection Control Practices—Dr. Rebecca E. Stinson-Dixon, Reidsville, N.C.; National Johne's Working Group—Dr. Bhushan M. Jayarao, University Park, Pa.