AVMA council positions available

Candidates whose nominations are submitted by the April 1 deadline are included in the Campaign Guide. Nominations submitted after April 1 will require a floor nomination during the Annual Session of the HOD, to be announced by the Executive Vice President. A Campaign Guide is not generated for nominations from the floor however, candidates must create a two-minute video explaining their qualifications and interest in the position for viewing by the members of the voting entity, the House of Delegates.

Council Nomination Form (nominations from the floor must be submitted no later than ten days before the HOD Session at which they will occur )

YouTube Video Reference Document

* = outgoing member eligible for reappointment


Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents (COBTA)

Entity Description: Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents

Position: Epidemiology
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Malathi Raghavan*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Microbiology
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Scott Dee*
Nominees: Scott Dee*

Position: Pharmacology
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Brian Lubbers
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Clinical Practice-Predominantly Equine
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Brad Tanner*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Clinical Practice-Predominantly Small Animal
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Bruce Coston
Nominees: None to date

Council on Public Health (CPH)

Entity Description: Council on Public Health

Position: Animal Health (4 Positions)
Details: Must be a member of the association with experience primarily focusing on the promotion of animal health with expertise in areas including but not limited to state or federal agricultural or wildlife agencies, uniformed services, private practice, industry or academia.
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Eileen Wolfe*, Allan Drusys*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Human Health (3 Positions)
Details: Must be a member of the association with experience primarily focusing on the promotion of human health with expertise in areas including but not limited to local, state, or federal public health agencies, uniformed services, animal control agencies or academia.
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: William Lanier*, Christopher Olsen*, Misha Robyn*, Patricia McKane*
Nominees: None to date

Council on Research (COR)

Entity Description: Council on Research

Position: Academic Veterinary Medicine
Details: Must be an individual who serves as dean or associate dean (or equivalent position) of research at an AVMA-accredited school or college of veterinary medicine, or a director of a Division of Comparative Medicine or Department of Veterinary Sciences.
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: Ongoing; Position to be filled immediately
Outgoing Member: Vacant
Nominees: None to date

Position: Veterinary Medical Research (3 Positions)
Details: Must be an individual predominantly engaged in active research at the time of the election
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Kristin Evans, Mark Suckow, Katrina Taylor
Nominees: None to date

Council on Veterinary Service (CoVS)

Entity Description: Council on Veterinary Service

Position:Private Mixed Practice
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Duane Colmey*
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Practice-Predominantly Equine
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Manuel Himenes
Nominees: None to date

Position: Private Practice-Predominantly Food Animal
Details:
Term Ends: August 2023
Nominations Due: April 1, 2020
Outgoing Member: Robert Sager*
Nominees: None to date