Committees

Our committees and task forces do the real work of our Association. Want to get involved? Email us!

Conference Program Committee

Deborah Mitchell, DVM – Schaumburg, IL, Chair
Carol Falck, VMD – Cleveland, GA Co-Chair
Lisa Fox Wright, DVM – Wellington, OH
Douglas Knueven, DVM – Beaver PA
Jennifer Levitsky, DVM – Severna Park, MD
Julie Sturm, DVM – Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Editorial Committee

Bernie Fischer, DVM, PhD – Durham, NC, Chair
Laurin Cooke, DVM – Asheville, NC
Jean Dodds, DVM – Garden Grove, CA
Laurie Dohmen, DVM – Hartly, DE
Shelley Epstein, VMD – Delaware
Richard Palmquist, DVM – Inglewood, CA
Caroline Pattie, DVM – South Riding, VA
Nancy Scanlan, DVM – Mount Shasta, CA

Finance Committee
Neil Sivula, DVM – Richfield, OH, Chair
Charles H. Emely, PhD – Abingdon, MD
Debbie Decker, DVM – Cleveland, OH
Madeline Yamate, DVM – Woodland, CA
Issues Committee

Neil Sivula, DVM – Richfield, OH, Chair

Nominating Committee

Debbie Decker, DVM – Cleveland, OH, Chair

SAHVMA Committee

Lauana Paradine – Abingdon, MD, SAHVMA Administrator
Jennifer Collingsworth – Abingdon, MD SAHVMA Support Assistant
Kelly Garrett, DVM – Groton, MA, Outreach Advisor
Jodie Joseph, DVM – Wayne, NJ, Conference Advisor

AVMA Delegates

Debbie Decker, DVM – Cleveland, OH
Dirk Yelinek, DVM – Redondo Beach, CA

Council of Elders

Cynthia Lankenau, DVM – Colden, NY, Chair
Twila Floyd, DVM – AL, Co-Chair
Mona A. Boudreaux, DVM – Zirconia, NC
P. J. Broadfoot, DVM – Van Buren, AR
Christina Chambreau, DVM – Sparks, MD
James Clark, DVM – Salmon Arm, BC Canada
Angel Mitchell, DVM – Columbus, NC
Richard Palmquist, DVM – Inglewood, CA
Margo Roman, DVM – Hopkinton, MA
Nancy Scanlan, DVM – Mount Shasta, CA
Judith Shoemaker, DVM – Nottingham, PA
Linda Stern, DVM – Camp Hill, PA