June 15, 2012

 

 Board makes appointments

Posted on May 30, 2012
 

The AVMA Executive Board recently named the following individuals to the entities indicated, representing the designated areas. The duration of each term varies.

 

Animal Welfare Committee

Humane or animal welfare organization—Dr. Barry Kellogg, North Port, Fla.; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. Johann Coetzee, Cambridge, Iowa; state veterinary medical associations—Dr. Lori Teller, Houston; state veterinary medical associations, alternate—Deborah Johnson, Waterville, Ohio; aquatic animal medicine—Dr. Stephen Smith, Blacksburg, Va.; American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. Rodney Jouppi, Lively, Ontario; American Society for Veterinary Medical Association Executives—Jack Advent, Columbus, Ohio; American Association of Equine Practitioners—Dr. Harry Werner, North Granby, Conn.; Association of Shelter Veterinarians—Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore, East Weymouth, Mass.

Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee

Corporate or laboratory aquatic veterinary medicine—Dr. James Brackett, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia; aquatic invertebrate health—Dr. Roxanna Smolowitz, East Falmouth, Mass.

AVMA Group Health and Life Insurance Trust

At large—Dr. Robert Hatch, Litchfield Park, Ariz.

AVMA Political Action Committee Policy Board

Area 1, Eastern states—Dr. Gary Bullard, Austell, Ga.

AVMA PLIT

At large—Drs. Jim Benefield, Montgomery, Ala., and John Ehrhardt, McNabb, Ill.

Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee

American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Danny Magee, Brandon, Miss.; American Association of Avian Pathologists, alternate—Dr. Hector Cervantes, Watkinsville, Ga.; American Association of Swine Veterinarians, alternate—Dr. James Kober, Holland, Mich.

Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues

State veterinarian—Dr. Linda Hickam, Thompson, Mo.

Council on Education Candidate Qualification Review Committee

Council on Education—Dr. John Scamahorn, Greencastle, Ind.

Committee on Environmental Issues

Small animal medicine—Dr. Charlotte Edinboro, San Carlos, Calif.; zoo and wildlife medicine—Dr. James Sikarskie, East Lansing, Mich.; government service—Dr. Katie Portacci, Fort Collins, Colo.; swine practice—Dr. Peggy Anne Hawkins, Northfield, Minn.; small ruminant practice—Dr. Grant Seaman, Canisteo, N.Y.

Committee on International Veterinary Affairs

Council on Education—Dr. John Pascoe, Winters, Calif.; AVMA liaison to Pan-American Association of Veterinary Sciences Directive Council—Dr. Theresa Bernardo, East Lansing, Mich.; AVMA liaison to the World Small Animal Veterinary Association—Dr. Laurel Kaddatz, Pound Ridge, N.Y.

Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities

At large—Dr. Kimberly Kratt, Onalaska, Wis.; veterinary technicians—Deborah Gadomski, Bailey, Colo.; laboratory animal medicine—Dr. Margaret Piel, Chicago

Food Safety Advisory Committee

Aquatic food animal medicine veterinarian—Dr. Hugh Mitchell, Kirkland, Wash.; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. Joan Bowen, Wellington, Colo.; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. Jared Taylor, Morrison, Okla.; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. Jennifer Koeman, Des Moines, Iowa; American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Suzanne Young Dougherty, Madison, Ala.

Governance Performance Review Committee

AVMA councils—Dr. Paul Cook, Atwater, Calif.

Legislative Advisory Committee

American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Gregg Cutler, Moorpark, Calif.; American Association of Equine Practitioners—Dr. Miles Hildebrand, St. Clair, Mich.; American Association of Equine Practitioners, alternate—Dr. James Zeliff, Export, Pa.; American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners—Dr. Rowland Kinkler, East Lyme, Conn.; American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, alternate—Dr. Elizabeth Nunamaker, Chicago; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. Max Rodibaugh, Frankfort, Ind.; American Association of Swine Veterinarians, alternate—Dr. Jason Kelly, Algona, Iowa

Member Services Committee

Honor roll members—Dr. Lawrence Borst, Indianapolis; private clinical practice, practice owner—Dr. Earl Strimple, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.

Liaison representatives

American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section—Dr. Myron Kebus, Madison, Wis.; American Feed Industry Association Feed Regulatory Committee—Dr. John Waddell, Sutton, Neb.; Codex Alimentarius Commission Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Animal Feeding—Dr. Christine Navarre, Baton Rouge, La.; National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Annual Conference on Vaccine Research—Dr. Mark Wood, Bogart, Ga.; National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments—Dr. Patrick Gorden, Ames, Iowa; National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research—Dr. G. David McCarroll, Goldsby, Okla.; Association of Laboratory Animal Science—Dr. Kevin Lewis, Deerfield, Ill.; Pan-American Association of Veterinary Sciences Directive Council—Dr. Theresa Bernardo, East Lansing, Mich.; World Small Animal Veterinary Association—Dr. Laurel Kaddatz, Pound Ridge, N.Y.