AVMA volunteer opportunities - Vacancies

AVMA is currently seeking volunteers to fill the following positions. As a volunteer, your travel, lodging, and meals are covered by the AVMA.

Interested candidates should submit nomination materials via email to OfficeEVPatavma [dot] org or via mail to AVMA Office of the Executive Vice President, 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173.

If you're not quite ready to get involved in AVMA governance but would like to get more involved with the association, we'd love to have your help!

Please contact OfficeEVPatavma [dot] org with any questions or to learn more about AVMA's volunteer opportunities.

Committee positions

Nominations ongoing

List of committee opportunities:

Reference document: Appointments to entities by the AVMA Board of Directors

Council positions

Nominations ongoing

List of council positions available

To assist delegates and alternate delegates in choosing individuals for officer, HAC, and council positions, the AVMA OEVP will prepare a yearly campaign guide listing nominees for these positions. Nominees will be included only if they have provided an appropriate biographical sketch and photograph, and submitted an application or nomination form by the May 1 deadline. Council nominees must also submit a link to a two-minute introductory YouTube video.

Nominations received after the deadline will be announced from the floor of the House. However, information regarding these candidates is limited to the information contained on the nomination form.

AVMA Board of Directors

NOMINATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – TERM BEGINS JULY 2023

Nominations are open for candidates to represent Districts 2 and 6 on the Board of Directors. District 2 includes the District of Columbia and the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. District 6 includes Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

The new directors will take office in July 2023 and serve six- year terms, ending in 2029.

District directors are elected by AVMA members in their districts. Voting will take place March 1-31, 2023.

Learn more about the opportunities and current candidates

AVMA officers

Treasurer (2023-29)

NOMINATIONS DUE AUGUST 15, 2022

Nominations are open for candidates for the position of AVMA treasurer for the 2023-29 term. Candidates should file nominating materials no later than August 15, 2022, to be reviewed by the Board of Directors at its September meeting.

Learn more about the treasurer position

President-elect (2023-24)

NOMINATIONS DUE JULY 10, 2023

Nominations continue to be accepted for the position of AVMA president-elect for the 2023-24 Association year. The nomination deadline to formally announce candidacy and present to the House of Delegates has passed.

Learn more about the president-elect position

President-elect (2024-25)

NOMINATIONS DUE JUNE 17, 2024

For AVMA president-elect for the 2024-25 association year, the nomination deadline to formally announce candidacy and present to the House of Delegates is April 1, 2023. Nominations will be accepted for this position until June 17, 2024.

Learn more about the president-elect position

Vice President (2024-26)

NOMINATIONS DUE JUNE 17, 2024

For AVMA vice president for the period June 2024-26 association year, the nomination deadline to formally announce candidacy and present to the House of Delegates is April 1, 2023. Nominations will be accepted for this position until June 17, 2024.

Learn more about the vice president position

Council on Education (COE) positions

Applications ongoing

Four positions will be appointed to fill expiring terms on AVMA’s Council on Education:

  • Postgraduate education and American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (filled by the AAVMC Selection COE Selection Committee – contact the AAVMC for information)
  • Public member (appointed by the AVMA Council on Education – contact agondaatavma [dot] org for information)
  • Private mixed clinical practice

Learn more about the COE positions

Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) positions

NOMINATIONS DUE August 31, 2022

Interested volunteers are sought for one position on AVMA's Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). The open position is to fulfill an unexpired term 2022-25:

  • Representing clinical veterinary medicine, large animal (veterinarian)

Use this application form and read the CVTEA job description.