House, selection committee fills committee, council, HAC seats

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

Committee on International Veterinary Affairs
Dr. Barbara Engel, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, representing AVMA Council on Education; Dr. Leianne Lee Loy, Honolulu, AVMA representative to the Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations

Food Safety Advisory Committee
Dr. Tanya Applegate, Fort Collins, Colorado, representing American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners, alternate

Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents
Dr. Melissa Bourgeois, Cumming, Georgia, representing microbiology; Dr. Steven Dow, Prescott, Arizona, representing private clinical practice, predominantly equine

Council on Public Health
Dr. Sara McReynolds, Manhattan, Kansas, representing animal health; Dr. Sara Margrey, Wilmington, Ohio, representing human health

Council on Research
Dr. Miles Theurer, Montezuma, Kansas, representing private clinical practice; and Drs. Philippe Baneux, Carlsbad, California; Kathryn Shelton, Bastrop, Texas; Mila Kundu, La Mesa, California; and Charley Cull, Oakland, Nebraska, representing veterinary medical research

Council on Veterinary Service
Dr. Barbara Crabbe, Oregon City, Oregon, representing private practice, predominantly equine; Dr. Lacey Fahrmeier, Roberts, Montana, representing private practice, predominantly food animal

House Advisory Committee
Drs. Juan Amieiro, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Lindy O'Neal, Rogers, Arkansas; Douglas McInnis, Klamath Falls, Oregon; and Theresa Kelliher, Kearney, Nebraska

At the subsequent HAC meeting, members of the advisory committee elected Dr. Libby Todd, Birmingham, Alabama, as chair.

In addition, four new members joined the AVMA Council on Education this summer. The AVMA Council on Education Selection Committee appointed Dr. Noreen Lanza of Mickleton, New Jersey, to represent private clinical practice. The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges' Council on Education Selection Committee appointed Dr. Melinda Camus of Watkinsville, Georgia, to represent basic sciences, and Dr. Carla Huston of Mississippi State, Mississippi, to represent preventative medicine. And the Council on Education appointed Dr. Stephanie A. Lindquist of Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, to represent the public.

A version of this story appears in the September 2023 print issue of JAVMA