Committees

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

Conference Program Committee

Janell Osborn, DVM – Little Falls, MN, Chair
Deborah Mitchell, DVM – Schaumburg, IL, Co-Chair
Carol Falck, VMD – Cleveland, GA
Douglas Knueven, DVM – Beaver PA
Julie Sturm, DVM – Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Editorial Committee

Bernie Fischer, DVM, PhD – Durham, NC, Chair
Jean Dodds, DVM – Garden Grove, CA
Laurie Dohmen, DVM – Hartly, DE
Shelley Epstein, VMD – Delaware
Richard Palmquist, DVM – Inglewood, CA
Nancy Scanlan, DVM – Mount Shasta, CA

Finance Committee
Gary Stuer, DVM – Bethel, ME, Chair
Charles H. Emely, PhD – Abingdon, MD
Tricia Stimac, DVM – Chicago, IL
Madeline Yamate, DVM – Woodland, CA
Issues Committee

Neil Sivula, DVM – Richfield, OH, Chair

Nominating Committee

Tricia Stimac, DVM – Chicago, IL, Chair
Lucinda Gardner, DVM – Sun City, CA
Douglas Knueven, DVM – Beaver, PA

SAHVMA Committee

Lauana Paradine – Abingdon, MD, SAHVMA Administrator
Kelly Garrett, DVM – Groton, MA, Outreach 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

Learn more about the Council of Elders here.