June 01, 2001


 Board names trust/committee representatives, liaisons

Posted May 15, 2001

At its April meeting, the AVMA Executive Board appointed the following individuals to the positions indicated. These veterinarians will begin serving their terms in July 2001, on the completion of the AVMA Annual Convention.

Animal Welfare Committee (2001-2004)
Association of Avian Veterinarians—Dr. Darrel K. Styles, College Station, Texas; American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Gregg Cutler, Moorpark, Calif; Zoo and wildlife medicine—Dr. Timothy Reichard, Toledo, Ohio; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. Christa Irwin, Springfield, Tenn; Student AVMA—Lori Donley, Blacksburg, Va; American Association of Feline Veterinarians—Dr. William R. Folger, Houston; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. Seyedmehdi Mobini, Macon, Ga

Aquaculture and Seafood Advisory Committee (2001-2004)
Extension/diagnostic services—Dr. Jerry R. Heidel, Corvallis, Ore; research/aquatic animal health—Dr. Sherman W. Jack, Starkville, Miss

Clinical Practitioner Advisory Committee to the Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents (2001-2004)
American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. Kenneth S. Blood, Guymon, Okla; American Association of Feline Practitioners—Dr. Richard R. Brown, Stuart, Fla

Committee on Veterinary Medical Informatics (2001-2004)
Member-at-large—Dr. Wade A. Northington, Hopkinsville, Ky

Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (2001-2007)
Large animal clinical veterinary medicine—Dr. David L. Fell, Jackson, Minn

Committee on Wellness (2001-2007)
Executive Board—Dr. R. Tracy Rhodes, Buffalo, Wyo; North American Veterinary Technician Association—Julie C. Urban, La Conner, Wash

Committee on Human Animal Bond (2001-2007)
Veterinary ethology—Dr. Debra Horwitz, St Louis; public health—Dr. John C. New, Knoxville, Tenn

Convention Management and Program Committee (2001-2004)
Chairman—Dr. Dennis M. McCurnin, Baton Rouge, La; Public/Corporate Section manager—Dr. John R. Herbold, San Antonio; Veterinary Technician Section Manager—Dean E. Knoll, Sun Prairie, Wis

Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (2001-2007)
Veterinarian who is a member of a state licensing board—Dr. Arthur D. Hayes, Hueytown, Ala

Group Health and Life Insurance Trust (2001-2005)
Members-at-large—Dr. George E. Pickens, Mayfield, Ky; Dr. Thomas C. Eubanks, Sherwood, Ark

Legislative Advisory Committee (2001-2004)
Executive Board—Dr. Robert E. Hertzog, Lees Summit, Mo; American Association of Avian Pathologists (alternate)—Dr. Mo Saif, Wooster, Ohio; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. Gregory A. Ledbetter, Jerome, Idaho; AABP alternate—Dr. Mark Spire, Manhattan, Kan; American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians—Dr. James K. Payne, Tarpon Springs, Fla; AAFHV alternate—Dr. Joseph L. Blair, Annandale, Va; American Association of Industrial Veterinarians—Dr. Malcolm A. Kram, Philadelphia; AAIV alternate—Dr. Gerald R. Schmoling, La Center, Wash

Long-Range Planning Committee (2001-2004)
Executive Board—Dr. Roger K. Mahr, Geneva, Ill; House of Delegates—Dr. John De Jong, Chestnut Hill, Mass; committees—Dr. Carla Carleton, Mason, Mich

Member Services Committee
Private clinical practice—Dr. Gerhardt G. Goemann, Marysville, Calif (2001-2004); academic veterinary medicine—Dr. George Looby, Woodstock, Conn (2001-2004); recent graduates—Dr. Timothy Loonam, Lexington, SC (2001-2004); Student AVMA officer or delegate—Rebecca Dixon, Lawrenceville, Ga (2001-2002)

PLIT (2001-2005)
Member-at-large—Dr. Thomas L. Isaac, Charleston, WVa

Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (2001-2004)
American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. Laurel W. Collins, Sacramento, Calif; American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Dennis P. Wages, Raleigh, NC; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. David Byers, Galax, Va; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. John Waddell, Sutton, Neb; American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics—Dr. Michael D. Apley, Ames, Iowa; American Association of Equine Practitioners—Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz, Fort Collins, Colo; International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine—Dr. Martin G. Greenwell, Chicago; American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians—Dr. Ching Ching Wu, West Lafayette, Ind; AVMA Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine—Dr. James E. Strickland, Glenville, Ga; American Association of Extension Veterinarians—Dr. Dianne Hellwig, Siloam Springs, Ark

AVMAPAC Policy Board (2001-2003)
Zone 1—Dr. Richard D. Wilkes, St Petersburg, Fla; Zone 3—Dr. George W. Bishop, Carmel, Calif

Liaison representatives (2001-2004)
American Feed Industry Association—Dr. Thomas B. Little, Reddick, Ill; American Association for Laboratory Animal Science—Dr. Daniel Jarboe, Washington, DC; National Association for Biomedical Research—Dr. William Inskeep, Rockville, Md; American Registry of Pathology—Dr. William Inskeep; Psittacosis Compendium Committee, National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians—Dr. James H. Wright, Tyler, Texas; Council for Agricultural Science and Technology—Dr. David L. Huxsoll, Baton Rouge, La; National Conference of Interstate Milk Shipments—Dr. Paul Rapnicki, St Paul, Minn