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"AHVMA dues are probably the highest return investment that I can make. 2 referrals equals over 200% and add 100% for every other additional referral. Try that in the stock market." Donn Griffith - Columbus, Ohio

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Being a small office, we get to do a little  bit of everything which includes membership processing, conference preparations, Journal advertising, website maintenance, referral directory updates, and Association email. Everyday offers new and exciting challenges and learning experiences. We enjoy working with all of you, and we will be ready and willing to help in any way. 

The Staff keeps the AHVMA machine well-oiled and running. 

The AHVMA Staff



Lauana Nelson, Office Manager/Executive Secretary

Lauana joined the AHVMA staff in April 2013. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology as well as associate's degrees in Music and Graphic Design Media.  She has a strong clerical and technological background. In addition, she has worked for a veterinary office for four years in an administrative capacity. Lauana has also volunteered for her local animal shelter working with the feline population.

Being a life-long animal lover and having a long-time interest in holistic treatments herself, she looks forward to working with an organization and community that promotes the use of these modalities in animals. Lauana grew up on a small farm, in a tiny town in Minnesota with an assortment of horses, pigs, cows, chickens, cats and dogs.  She now lives with her fiancé , step daughter and two very spoiled cats (Dinsdale and Toivo).







Wendy Ribbans, Executive Assistant/Data Entry Specialist

Wendy is a new addition to the AHVMA staff. She previously worked 3 years in a veterinary clinic and has many years of administrative experience. Wendy enjoys gardening and pet sitting in her spare time. She lives with her three very adored rescue cats, Milo, Parker and Snookie.  Wendy looks forward to a very rewarding and interesting career with AHVMA !



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Contact Us


American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
PO Box 630
Abingdon, MD 21009

  • Phone: 410-569-0795
  • Fax:410-569-2346
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Office Hours


Monday 9-12 1 - 5
Tuesday 9-12 1 - 5
Wednesday 9-12 1 - 5
Thursday 9-12 1 - 5
Friday 9-12 1 - 5
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed