January 01, 2012


 Board makes appointments

Posted Dec. 15, 2011

The AVMA Executive Board, at its Nov. 10-12 meeting, named the following individuals to the entities indicated, representing the designated areas. The duration of each term varies.

Animal Welfare Committee
Aquatic animal medicine, alternate—Dr. Donald W. Stremme, Philadelphia; American Animal Hospital Association, alternate—Dr. Rodney H. Jouppi, Lively, Ontario

Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee
Aquaculture and seafood medicine, alternate—Dr. David E. Starling, Ames, Iowa

Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
Uniformed services—Dr. Loren D. Adams, New Liberty, Iowa

Convention Management and Program Committee
Poultry medicine—Dr. John A. Smith, Baldwin, Ga.; practice management and professional development—Dr. Christine A. Merle, Zionsville, Ind.; veterinarians' interactive labs—Dr. Elisa M. Mazzaferro, Morrison, Colo.

State Advocacy Committee
Area 1, Eastern states—Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, Canto, Conn.

Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee
American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives—Lynn Appel, Dover, Del.; recent graduates—Dr. Erin D. Casey, Washington, D.C.; House Advisory Committee—Dr. Benjamin Franklin, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Codex Committee on Food Hygiene
AVMA liaison—Dr. Bonnie J. Buntain, Calgary, Alberta