Board makes appointments

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The Executive Board named the following individuals to the positions indicated. These veterinarians began serving in their roles at the conclusion of the AVMA House of Delegates session in July 2006. The duration of each term varies.  

Animal Welfare Committee

American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives—Donald N. Schaefer, Orlando, Fla.; Association of Shelter Veterinarians—Dr. Leslie D. Appel, Ithaca, N.Y.; State VMAs—Dr. Veronica M. Jennings, Cranford, N.J.; Aquatic Veterinary Medicine—Jennifer A. Matysczak, Rockville, Md.   

AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust

At-large—Dr. Martha D. O'Rourke, Toms River, N.J.   

Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee

American Association of Avian Pathologists alternate—Dr. Danny L. Magee, Brandon, Miss.; American Association of Bovine Practitioners delegate—Dr. A. Andrew Overby, Harmony, Minn.   

Disaster and Emergency Issues Committee

American Veterinary Medical Foundation—Dr. R. Tracy Rhodes, Buffalo, Wyo.   

Food Safety Advisory Committee

American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Martha M. Ewing, Ellisville, Miss.  

Governance Performance Review Committee

At-large—Dr. Michael J. Topper, Harleysville, Penn.   

Member Services Committee

Honor roll—Dr. Arthur Freeman, Indianapolis   

National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues 

Dr. Robert E. "Bud" Hertzog, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Liaisons representatives

National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, representing Animal Welfare Committee
—Dr. William R. Folger, Houston