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September 15, 2021

House fills council, HAC seats

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At its regular annual session in July, the AVMA House of Delegates elected individuals to AVMA councils and the House Advisory Committee. The results are as follows.

Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents

Drs. Richard Hill, Ames, Iowa, and Stephanie Montgomery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at-large representatives; Michael Strobel, Northfield, Minnesota, representing clinical pharmacology; Marike Visser, Kalamazoo, Michigan, representing industry exclusive; Kenneth Pawlowski, Mather, California, representing private clinical practice, predominantly small animal

Council on Public Health

Drs. Douglas Meckes, Apex, North Carolina, and Sarah Babcock, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, representing animal health

Council on Research

Dr. Kathryn Meurs, Raleigh, North Carolina, representing colleges of veterinary medicine

Council on Veterinary Service

Drs. Robin Tolmer Paterson, Pittsburgh, representing private mixed practice; Tiffany Collins, St. Petersburg, Florida, representing recent graduates or emerging leaders; and Kelly Cooper, Portland, Oregon, and Ronald Kelpe, Henderson, Nevada, representing private practice, exclusively small animal

House Advisory Committee

Dr. Rex Anderson, Absarokee, Montana

At the subsequent HAC meeting, members of the advisory committee elected Dr. Anderson as chair.