Posted on December 31, 2012
The AVMA Executive Board, meeting Nov. 15-17, 2012, at AVMA headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill., named the following individuals to the entities indicated, representing the designated areas. The duration of each term varies.
Animal Welfare Committee
American Association of Bovine Practitioners alternate—Dr. Jan Shearer, Ames, Iowa; American Association of Swine Veterinarians alternate—Dr. Michelle Sprague, Audubon, Iowa
Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee
Nonveterinarian with expertise to enhance aquatic veterinary medicine and fulfill AqVMC objectives—Larry Hanson (non–AVMA member), Oktibbeha, Miss.
Council on Education Candidate Qualifications Review Committee
House of Delegates—Dr. Vaughn Park, Provo, Utah
Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
Federal or state public health agency—Dr. Jeanie Lin, Raleigh, N.C.
Convention Management and Program Committee
CMPC chair—Dr. Ron Banks, Durham, N.C.; Liaison industry adviser—Mark Anderson, Spring Valley, Wis.; Food Animal/Equine Section manager—Dr. Mark Alley, Cary, N.C.; Veterinary Technician Section manager—Rhonda Haywood (non–AVMA member), Knob Noster, Mo.; Companion Animal Practice Section manager—Dr. Clarence Rawlings, Athens, Ga.; Public and Corporate Practice Section manager—Dr. Christine O’Rourke, Bozeman, Mont.
Legislative Advisory Committee
Executive Board—Dr. John de Jong, Weston, Mass.; Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges primary representative—Dr. Kent Hoblet, Starkville, Miss.; Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges alternate—Dr. Deborah Kochevar, North Grafton, Mass.
Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee
Constituent association officer—Dr. Hailey Gentile, Newport, Vt.
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
Veterinary technicians—Ramona Crane (non–AVMA member), Colorado Springs, Colo.
Liaison to the Rabies Compendium of the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians
AVMA—Dr. Nick Striegel, Lakewood, Colo.
Liaison to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Annual Conference on Vaccine Research
AVMA—Dr. Ernest Rogers, Maplewood, N.J
Liaison to the Unwanted Horse Coalition
AVMA—Dr. Harry Werner, North Granby, Conn.