State Committees to Assist Impaired Veterinarians

August 2012

Committees (or individuals) to assist impaired veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and their families, have been organized in the following states. For additional information regarding the function and activity of these committees, or for resource and referral information, please write or call the contact listed, or call your state veterinary medical association.

Alabama

Dr. Jerome B. Williams
Red Mountain Animal Clinic
2148 Greensprings Highway
Birmingham, Al 35205
Ofc: 205-326-8080
Fax: 205-326-8085
Cell: 205 542 3600
 

Alaska

Dr. MaryAnn Hollick
3900 Lake Otis Pkwy.
Anchorage, AK 99508
Ofc: 907-562-2627
Fax: 907-562-2627
 
Dr. Kathryn Hawkins
P.O. Box 708
Valdez, AK 99686
Ofc: 907-835-5280
Fax: 907-835-5253
E-mail: hawknest@alaska.net
 

Arkansas

Dr. Robert Barros
10901 Yosemite Valley Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72212
Ofc: 501-227-9068
 
Dr. Thomas Eubanks
1219 W. 35th St.
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Ofc: 501-753-8337
 

California

Dr. Dan Segna
1400 River Park Dr., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815-4505
Ofc: 916-649-0599
Fax: 916-646-9144
 

Colorado

Mr. Ralph Johnson, Executive Director
Colorado VMA
191 Yuma St.
Denver, CO 80223
Ofc: 303-318-0447
Fax: 303-318-0450
 
Dr. William R. Fredregill
Veterinary Medical Clinic
211 El Camino
Sterling, CO 80751
Ofc: 970-522-3321
Fax: 970-522-3351
E-mail: billfred@vetmedclinic.com
 

Florida

Dr. John (Steve) Woodby
Calusa Crossings Animal Hospital
12801 SW 134th Ave.
Miami, FL 33186
Ofc: 305-234-1044
Cell: 305-281-0257
Fax: 305-234-1099
  

Georgia

Dr. William E. Disque
501 Vassar Point Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA  31522
Ofc: 912-222-4601
 

Hawaii

Dr. Eric Ako
4400-6 Kalanianaole Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96821
Ofc: 808-733-8828
Fax: 808-733-8829
 
Dr. Douglas Chang
4224 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Ofc: 808-734-2242
Fax: 808-732-0682
E-mail: alohavet@aol.com
 

Idaho

Dr. Jeff Heins
200 S. Hwy. 24
Rupert, ID 83350
Ofc: 208-436-9818
Fax: 208-436-9810
 
Dr. John Hoch
421 22nd Street, N.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Ofc: 208-743-6553
Fax: 208-743-4564
 

Illinois

Mr. Peter Weber, Executive Director
Illinois State VMA
133 S. 4th St., Ste. 202
Springfield, IL 62701
Ofc: 217- 546-8381
Fax: 217-546-5633
 

Indiana

Ms. Lisa Perius, Executive Director
201 S. Capitol Ave. #405
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Ofc: 317-974-0888
Fax: 317-974-0985
E-mail: lisa@invma.org
 

Iowa

Dr. Bruce Ennen
Edgewood Animal Hospital
3434 Midway Dr. NW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52405
Ofc: 319-396-7800
Cell: 563-506-6007
 

Kentucky

Dr. Sam Vaughn
203 Moser Road
Louisville, KY 40223
Ofc: 502-245-7863
Fax: 502-245-2869
 
Dr. Jon Mangin
E-mail: jonkyus2000@yahoo.com
 
Dr. Michael O'Bryan
E-mail: drmaobryan@yahoo.com
 
Brian Fingerson, PharmD
E-mail: kyprn@att.net
  
Dr. Roy B. Burns
110 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213
Ofc: 502-238-5333
Fax: 502-459-2196
E-mail: roy.burns@louisvilleky.gov
 

Maine

Dr. Leah R. Postman
Univ of Maine at Augusta-Bangor
117 Camden Hall
25 Texas Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401
Ofc: 207-262-7852
 
Dr. Burleigh Loveitt
Rte. 35 & Rte. 202
Hollis Center, ME  04401
Ofc: 207-839-4881
Cell: 207-831-4422
 

Massachusetts

Massachusetts VMA
163 Lakeside Ave.
Marlborough, MA 01752
Ofc: 508-460-9333
Fax: 508-460-9969
 

Michigan

Ms. Karlene Belyea, Executive Director
Michigan VMA
2144 Commons Pkwy.
Okemos, MI 48864
Ofc: 517-347-4710
 

Minnesota

Dr. Scott Wells
5725 Nevada Ave. N.
Crystal, MN 55428
Ph: 612-535-1785
 
Dr. Marceen Hammer
40270 273 Street SE
Gully, MN 56646
Ofc: 218-487-5227
 

Montana

Dr. Robert Henningsen
P.O. Box 399
Whitehall, MT 59759
Ofc: 406-287-3847
 
Dr. Jack Ward
414 Old Corvallis Rd.
Hamilton, MT 59840
Ofc: 406-363-2663
 

Nevada

Dr. Randy Sharp, Clinical Veterinarian
Charles River Preclinical Serv., NV
6995 Longley Lane
Reno, NV 89511
Ofc: 775-682-2658
Cell: 775-527-33277
 

New Hampshire

Dr. George Messenger
Fisherville Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic
108 Fisherville Road
Concord, NH 03303
Ofc: 603-229-0674
 

New York

New York State Education Department
Professional Assistance Program
80 Wolf Rd., Ste. 204
Albany, New York 12205-2643
Ofc: 518-474-3817, ext. 480
Fax: 518-485-9378
 

North Carolina

Dr. Dennis Wages
NCSU-CVM
4700 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
Ofc: 513-6282
Ph: 919-469-2863
Fax: 919-513-6383
 
Dr. William Cooper
3928 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Ofc: 704-527-2030
Fax: 704-527-4330
 
Dr. Ed Smallwood
NCSU-CVM
4700 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Ofc: 919-513-6223
Ph: 919-790-0298
Fax: 919-513-6465
E-mail: ed_smallwood@ncsu.edu
 

Ohio

Dr. Tod Beckett 
3660 Ridgemill Drive
Hilliard, OH 43026
Ofc: 614-529-2222
 
Mr. Jack Advent, Executive Director
Ohio VMA
3168 Riverside Drive
Columbus, OH 43221
Ofc: 614-486-7253
Fax: 610-486-1325
E-mail: jra@ohiovma.org
 

Oklahoma

Dr. Bob Poteet
Cedarwood Veterinary Clinic
1412 S. Harvard
Tulsa, OK 74112
Ofc: 918-749-6588; F: 918-749-6695
  

South Carolina

SC Recovering Professional Program
Toll Free: 877-349-2094
Ofc: 803-896-5700  
 

Tennessee

Tennessee Medical Foundation
216 Centerview Dr., Ste. 304
Brentwood, TN  37027
Ofc: 615-467-6411
 
Delores Green Gaines, Executive Director
Tennessee VMA
P.O. Box 803
Fayetteville, TN  37344
Ofc: 931-438-0070
 

Texas

Professional Recovery Network
Toll Free: 800-727-5152
Courtney Bolin
12007 Research Blvd. Ste. 201
Austin, TX  78759
Ofc: 512-615-9176
 
Vice Chair - Dr. David Snyder
310 S. Virginia St.
Tarrell, TX 75160
Ofc: 972-524-5552
Fax: 972-524-5553
E-mail: noah7@sbcglobal.net
 

Utah

Dr. John Whiteley
8052 S. 700 East
Sandy, UT 84070
Ofc: 801-566-1234
 

Virginia

Virginia VMA
3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233
Ofc: 804-346-2611
Fax: 804-346-2655
 

Washington State

Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse
P.O. Box 236
Southworth, WA 98386
Ofc: 360-731-0493
  
Ms. Candace Joy, Executive V.P.
Washington State VMA
8024 Bracken Place SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Ofc: 425-396-3191
Fax: 425-396-3192
E-mail: candacejoy@wsvma.org or info@wsvma.org
 

Wyoming

Dr. Gary Norwood
Frontier Veterinary Clinic
501 E. Riding Club Road
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Ofc: 307-634-7255
 

CANADA

Dr. Lisa Miller
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI  C1A 4P3
Ofc: 902-566-0858