Dr. Stephen C. Steep
Dr. Frank Carmona
Dr. Susan Sayles
Event: Annual conference, Jan. 28-30, Lansing
Program: The conference, held jointly by the Michigan VMA and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, drew more than 1,600 attendees and offered 150 hours of continuing education.
Awards:W. Kenneth McKersie Service Award: Dr. Stephen C. Steep, Rochester Hills, for cumulative services and accomplishments benefiting the veterinary profession, the community, and the Michigan VMA. A 1977 graduate of Michigan State University, Dr. Steep owns Oxford Veterinary Hospital in Oxford. He is a past president of the MVMA and past chair of the MVMA Veterinary Informatics, Emergency Preparedness, and Legislative Advisory committees. Dr. Steep helped establish the Michigan State Animal Response Team and recently assisted with the Kalamazoo oil spill.
Officials: Drs. Frank Carmona, Troy, president; Susan Sayles, Jackson, president-elect; Ralph Huff, North Branch, 1st vice president; Therese Burns, Alto, 2nd vice president; and Jim Lloyd, Okemos, immediate past president