December 15, 2017


 American Holistic VMA installs officers

Posted Nov. 29, 2017

Several new officers were installed during the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association's meeting Oct. 21-24 in San Diego. 

Dr. Debbie Decker ​Dr. Gary Stuer

Dr. Debbie Decker, of West Lake, Ohio, began a one-year term as president. A 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Decker is with Synergy Veterinary Care in West Lake. She represents the AHVMA as delegate in the AVMA House of Delegates.

Serving one-year terms with Dr. Decker are Drs. Gary Stuer, of Bethel, Maine, president-elect, and Tricia Stimac of Chicago, immediate past president. Dr. Madeline Yamate, of Davis, California, began a term as treasurer that will end in 2020. Dr. Ann Swartz, of Springfield, Oregon, became secretary in October 2016, and her term will end in 2018.

The AHVMA headquarters office is in Abingdon, Maryland, with Dr. Charles H. Emely as executive director and CEO.