2021 summer HOD proceedings

Proceedings of the 158th annual session of the AVMA House of Delegates
July 29-30, 2021
Marriott Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL

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Items are posted as PDF unless otherwise indicated.

Message from the president
Message from the president-elect
Message from the immediate past president
Message from the Board chair
Minutes of the House of Delegates (HOD) 2021 regular annual session

Order of business—2021 regular annual session
Manual of the HOD (summer 2021)
2021 House of Delegates and advisory panel
New HOD members
Members whose terms expire—Close of 2021 regular annual session
2021 HOD reference committee membership
2021 Board of Directors and staff attending reference committees
2021 council and House Advisory Committee nominees

(Resolutions and bylaws amendments are numbered consecutively beginning with the winter meeting)

Reference Committee #1 – Administration
Report of the vice president
Report on the status of allied groups in the House of Delegates
Resolution 9 – Rules for officer election campaigns

Reference Committee #2 – Public Matters (Michigan/Michigan State, 6th floor)
Resolution 8 – Reclassifying ventilation shutdown methods as not recommended
Resolution 11 – Revised policy on use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing, and education

Reference Committee #3 – Education and Research (Great America I/II, 6th floor)
Report of the Council on Education
Report of the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities

Reference Committee #4 – Finance and Economics (Indiana/Iowa, 6th floor)
Report of the independent auditors
Report of the treasurer
Report of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Resolution 16 – Statement to the profession
VIF Topic – Economic dynamics in the U.S. veterinary workforce

Reference Committee #5 – Legislative and Governmental Matters (Chicago Ballroom D, 5th floor)
Report of the Political Action Committee
Resolution 12 – Revised policy on veterinary foresight and expertise in antimicrobial discussions

Reference Committee #6 – Member Services (Northwestern/Ohio State, 6th floor)
Report of AVMA Trust
Resolution 15 – Working group promoting AVMA member value
VIF Topic – How to best communicate AVMA member value to our constituents

Reference Committee #7 – Scientific Activities (Purdue/Wisconsin, 6th floor)
Resolution 10 – Policy on veterinary compounding
Resolution 13 – Revised policy on notification to the veterinarian of violative residues in foods of animal origin
Resolution 14 – Policy on use of prescription drugs in veterinary medicine