AVMA/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Joint Committee

At its July 19, 1996 meeting, the Board of Directors reestablished a joint AVMA/AAVMC Committee to monitor changes in and the future direction of veterinary medicine in North America.


Includes advising the Board of Directors and, through the Board, appropriate councils and the House of Delegates; and also advising the AAVMC Executive Committee and, through the Committee, appropriate association committees and membership.

Membership, Method of Appointment, and Representation

AVMA appointments will be made by the Board of Directors Chair.

Representation: AVMA President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, AVMA Vice President is an invited participant, but not a member.

AAVMC: President, Past-President, President-Elect

AVMA Staff Consultant: David E. Granstrom

The meetings will be co-chaired by the Board of Directors President and the AAVMC President.


Will be held twice per year, alternating between AVMA Headquarters and AAVMC Headquarters.




The Committee will report to the Board of Directors.

Life Expectancy

The Committee will be reviewed in compliance with AVMA governance policies