(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) February 20, 2020—Drs. Seyedmehdi Mobini and Sandy Willis have been elected to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Board of Directors. Both will join the Board in August during the AVMA Annual Convention and serve six-year terms.
Mobini, a professor of veterinary science at Fort Valley State University in the University System of Georgia, is from Macon, Ga. He will serve District 4 on the Board and will represent AVMA members in Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico.
Willis, a small animal internist for Phoenix Lab, a veterinary diagnostic laboratory located in Mukilteo, Wash., and now a part of Zoetis, will serve District 11, which includes AVMA members in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.
Mobini will succeed Dr. Jose Arce of Puerto Rico, and Willis will succeed Dr. Rena Carlson of Idaho.
Both candidates ran unopposed for their Board positions.
For more information, contact Michael San Filippo, AVMA senior media relations specialist, at 847-285-6687 (office), 847-732-6194 (cell) or msanfilippoavma [dot] org.
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The AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 95,000 member veterinarians worldwide engaged in a wide variety of professional activities and dedicated to the art and science of veterinary medicine.