January 15, 2015


 Board makes appointments

Posted Dec. 30, 2014

​The AVMA Board of Directors made the following appointments during its November 2014 meeting.

Convention Management and Program Committee

Companion Animal Practice Section manager—Dr. Vaughn Park, Provo, Utah; DVM Interactive Lab manager—Dr. Tam Garland, College Station, Texas; Poultry Medicine Section manager—Dr. Danny Magee, Brandon, Mississippi

Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates

Representing medical or health educators with expertise in clinical assessment methods—Dr. Diane McClure, Pomona, California

Food Safety Advisory Committee

American Association of Swine Veterinarians, primary representative—Dr. Jennifer Koeman, Vancouver, British Columbia

Legislative Advisory Committee

Representing AVMA Board of Directors—Dr. Mark Helfat, Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Steering Committee on Human-Animal Interactions

Expert on human-animal attachment—Dr. Benjamin Hart, Davis, California

Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee

Representing American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives—Richard Alampi, Hillsborough, New Jersey; representing recent graduates—Dr. Erin Casey, Washington, D.C.