Posted Jan. 15, 2014
||Dr. Dale R. Eckert
||Dr. Alice W. Mills
||Dr. Mark S. Smith
||Dr. Vicky Owens McGrath
Event: Annual meeting, Sept. 27-29, 2013, Louisville
Awards: Veterinarian of the Year: Dr. Dale R. Eckert, Versailles. A 1977 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Eckert serves as medical director at VCA Woodford Animal Hospital in Versailles. He is a past president of the Kentucky and Central Kentucky VMAs. Distinguished Service Award: Dr. Alice W. Mills, Lexington. A 1983 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mills owns Lexington Hospital for Cats. She is vice president of the KVMA, a past member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners board of directors, a founding fellow and a past secretary-treasurer of the Academy of Feline Medicine, and a founding fellow of the International Association of Cat Doctors.
Officials: Drs. Mark S. Smith, Barbourville, president; Vicky Owens McGrath, Bowling Green, president-elect; Alice W. Mills, Lexington, vice president; Summer Buckner, Owensboro, secretary-treasurer; and Deborah Spike-Pierce, Lexington, immediate past president