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Committees

Dates after committee member names indicate the year the member's term ends.  LA and SA designate Large Animal and Small Animal species orientation. 

Standing Committees

Other Leadership Groups and Individuals

ACVS Diplomates are encouraged to volunteer for committees and other ACVS activities. Volunteer opportunities for the Continuing Education Committee are available now. Submit your requests before January 18, 2019.


Board of Regents

Executive Committee & Foundation Officers
Eric Mueller (2019-LA), Chair
Spencer Johnston (2020-SA), President
Laurie Goodrich (2018-LA), President-Elect
Julie D. Smith (2018-SA), Treasurer

Regents & Foundation Directors
Jan Hawkins (2021-LA)
Tim Lynch (2019-LA)
Eric Monnet (2019-SA)
Mary Ann Nieves (2021-SA)
Kathy Salisbury (2020-SA)
Brett Woodie (2020-LA)

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Continuing Education

(members rotate off January 31 of the year their term expires)

Nathaniel White II (2019-LA), Director
Louise Southwood (2025-LA), Incoming Director
Kathleen Ham (2019-SA), Assistant Director (Laboratories)
Nina Kieves (2020-SA), Assistant Director (Small Animal)
Samantha Morello (2024-LA), Incoming Assistant Director (Large Animal)
Equine/Large Animal Program Subcommittee
Shannon Reed (2021-LA), Chair
Lauren Lamb (2020-LA)
Jennifer Schleining (2023-LA)
Small Animal Program Subcommittee
Justin Uhl (2020-SA), Chair
Pierre Amsellem (2021-SA)
Brian Trumpatori (2022-SA)
Special Sessions Program Subcommittee|
Jeremiah Easley (2021-LA), Chair
Megan McCracken (2023-LA)
William Snell (2022-SA)
Brian Sutherland (10/2019-SA), Foundation Liaison Technicians Program
Danielle Browning, AVST Representative, Chair
Laboratories Subcommittee
Kelley Thieman (2021-SA), Chair
William Karlin (2023-LA & SA)
Katja Lin (2022-SA)
Scientific Program Subcommittee
Kyla Ortved (2021-LA), Chair
Carolyn Arnold (2023-LA)
Cassie Lux (2022-SA)
Jan Hawkins (2021-SA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Teresa Perrell

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Director of Certification

Eric Parente (2022-LA)

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Dual Certification Advisory Group

Rebecca Tudor (2019-SA), Chair
Jessica Dahlberg (2020-LA)
Tara Rabuffo (2019-SA)
Elizabeth Taylor (2021-SA)
Rory Todhunter (2020-SA)
Brett Woodie (2020-LA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Kim Soehnlein

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Editorial Review Board, Veterinary Surgery

Editors
Dominique J. Griffon, Editor-in-Chief (SA)
Benjamin Ahern (2020), Large Animal Associate Editor
Bernard Bouvy (2020-SA), European Associate Editor
Guillaume Chanoit (2021-SA), European Associate Editor
Stanley Kim (2020-SA), Minimally Invasive Surgery Associate Editor
Janet Kovak McClaran (2020-SA), Minimally Invasive Surgery Associate Editor
Mandi Lopez (2019-LA), Associate Editor for Invited Reviews and Themed Issues
Amelia Munsterman (2019), Large Animal Associate Editor
Matthew Palmisano (2019), Small Animal Associate Editor
Marije Risselada (2021), Small Animal Associate Editor

ReviewersChristine Adreani (2021-LA)
Stacy Anderson (2021-LA)
Jennifer Au (2021-SA)
Stephen Baines, ECVS (2020-SA)
Marc Balligand, ECVS (2019-SA)
Elizabeth Barrett (2021-LA)
Joe Bartges, ACVN (2021)
Judith Bertran (2020-SA)
Jason Bleedorn (2020-SA)
Nancy Brown, ACVIM (2019-SA)
James Butler (2021-SA)
Ryan Cavanaugh (2019-SA)
Erik Clary (2021-SA)
Sandra Corr, ECVS (2019-SA)
Heather Davis (2019-LA)
Curtis Dewey (2019-SA)
Katja Duesterdieck-Zellmer (2019-LA)
David Dycus (2021 SA)
Maria Fahie (2021-SA)
Franck Forterre, ECVS (2019-SA) 
Tamara Grubb, ACVAA (2020)
Santiago Gutierrez-Nibeyro (2020-LA)
Eric Hans (2021-SA)
Galina Hayes (2020-SA)
Graham Hayes, ECVS (2020)
Frances M. James (2019-LA)
Nina Kieves (2020-SA)
Lyon Lee, ACVAA (2020)
Dianne Little (2019-LA)
Emma Marchionatti (2021-LA) 
John Fraser Marshall, ECVS (2019-LA) 
Andy Moores, ECVS (2019-SA) 
Valerie Moorman (2020-LA)
Samantha Morello (2021-LA)
Pierre-Yves Mulon (2020-LA)
Brad Nelson (2021-LA)
Malcolm Ness, ECVS (2020)
Dennis Olsen (2021-SA)
Theresa Pancotto, ACVIM (Neurology) (2021)
Jeffrey Peck (2020-SA)
Melanie Perrier (2019-LA)
Benjamin Perry (2020-SA)
Bruno Pypendop, ACVAA (2020)
Rolf Radcliffe (2019-LA) 
Christopher Riley (2020-LA)
Duane Robinson (2019-SA)
Chad Schmiedt (2020-SA)
Gabriela Seiler, ACVR (2020)
Laura Selmic (2020-SA)
Stephanie Shaver (2020-SA)
Ameet Singh (2021-SA)
Carlos Souza (2021-SA)
Holly Sparks (2021-LA)
Mathieu Spriet, ACVR (2020)
Michele Steffey (2019-SA)
Susan Stover (2020-LA)
Dane Tatarniuk (2021-LA)
Michael Tivers, ECVS (2020)
Justin Uhl (2021-SA)
David Upchurch (2021-SA)
Dirsko Von Pfeil (2020-SA)
Jennifer Wardlaw (2019-SA)
Vincent Wavreille (2019-SA)
Eric Zellner (2020-SA)
Allison Zwingenberger, ACVR (2020)

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Examination

(2019 members rotate off after ‘20 exam)

Christopher R. Byron (2019-LA), Chair
Todd Thomas (2019-SA), Assistant Chair
Brigitte Brisson (2021-SA)
Stephanie Caston (2020-LA)
Ursula Krotscheck (2020-SA)
Annette M. McCoy (2020-LA)
Mitchell Robbins (2019-SA)
Jarred Williams (2021-LA)
Mary Ann Nieves (2021-SA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Brett Woodie (2020-LA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Kim Soehnlein

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Fellowship (Ad Hoc)

Boel A. Fransson (2019-SA), Chair
Nicole Ehrhart (2021-SA), Assistant Chair
Sandra Manfra Marretta (2020-SA)
Sarah Sampson (2021-LA)
Jan Hawkins (2021-LA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Tracey Delaney

 

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Maintenance of Certification

(members rotate off July 31 of the year their term expires)

Ryland Edwards (2020-LA), Chair
Nora Biermann (2021-LA)
Leigh Glerum (2020-SA)
Megan Mickelson (2022-SA)
Magdalen Peitzmeier (2022-LA)
Michele Steffey (2021-SA)
Tim Lynch (2019-LA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Sarah Donnelly

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Nominating

Jeff Peck (2019-SA), Chair (Ex Officio as Past Chair)
James Blackford (2019-LA)
Jon Cheetham (2020-LA)
Heidi Hottinger (2020-SA)
Mary Ann McCrackin (2019-SA)
Ann Loew (2019), Chief Executive Officer
Staff: Joanne Magro

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Ombuds

Karen Cornell (2020-SA)

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Public Outreach

Wade Walker (2019-LA), Chair
Stephanie Shaver (2020-SA), Assistant Chair
Paul Chou (2019-SA)
Matthew Cleveland (2021-SA)
Gabe Cook (2019-LA)
Jackie Hill (2021-LA)
Carrie Jacobs (2020-LA)
Kathryn Kaufman (2019-SA)
William Snell (2019-SA)
Jeff Yu (2019-SA)
Mary Ann Nieves (2021-SA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Barbara Bauer

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Research

Emma Adam (2019-LA), Chair
James Ryan Butler (2020-SA), Assistant Chair
Sabrina Brounts (2019-LA)
Brad Case (2019-SA)
Michelle Giuffrida (2021-SA)
Valerie Moorman (2021-LA)
Ameet Singh (2021-SA)
Susan Stover (2020-LA)
Mandy Wallace (2020-SA)
John Fraser Marshall (2019-LA), Foundation Trustee
Eric Monnet (2019-SA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Abbi Ajayi

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Residency Program Compliance

(2019 members rotate off 12/31/19)

Cheryl Hedlund (2019-SA), Director
Eric Pope (2019-SA), Assistant Director
Janice Buback (2020-SA)
Nicole Buote (2019-SA)
Yvonne Elce (2021-LA)
Kelly Farnsworth (2019-LA)
David Galloway (2020-SA)
Laurent Guiot (2020-SA)
Santiago Gutierrez-Nibeyro (2020-LA)
Laura Nelson (2021-SA)
Tina Owen (2021-SA)
Eric Pope (2019-SA)
James K. Roush (2021-SA)
Stacy Semevolos (2019-LA)
Robert Weeren (2021-SA)
Alexandra Winter (2020-LA)
Kathy Salisbury (2020-SA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Sarah Donnelly

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Resident Credentialing

(2019 members rotate off 12/31/19)

Trevor Bebchuk (2019-SA), Director
Laura Selmic (2019-SA), Assistant Director
Stacy Anderson (2021-LA)
Jamie Brown (2022-SA)
George Coronado (2021-SA)
Liara Gonzalez (2019-LA)
Lisa Howe (2019-SA)
Jennifer Huck (2021-SA)
Kieri Jermyn (2019-SA)
Katie Kennedy (2020-SA)
Lindsey Kurach (2020-SA)
Britta Leise (2020-LA)
David Levine (2020-LA)
Sarah Malek (2022-SA)
Ryan McCally (2021-SA)
Bradley Nelson (2022-LA)
Alfredo Romero (2019-LA)
Susan Seitz-Streeter (2019-SA)
Julie Settlage (2020-LA)
Troy Trumble (2021-LA)
David Upchurch (2022-SA)
Eric Zellner (2021-SA)
Tim Lynch (2019-LA), Ex Officio Board Liaison
Staff: Jeff Melia

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Veterinary Specialty Organizations Committee (VSOC)

Amy Kapatkin (7/2021) Representative
Eric Parente (11/2019), Alternate Representative
Staff: Ann Loew

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