About ACVS

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) sets the standards for advanced professionalism in veterinary surgery. The American Board of Veterinary Specialties recognizes ACVS as the veterinary specialty organization for veterinary surgery.

ACVS currently includes 2,519 Diplomates. Approximately 70 veterinarians earn their Diplomate credentials every year.

American College of Veterinary Surgeons
19785 Crystal Rock Drive, Suite 305
Germantown, MD 20874

(301) 916-0200
Toll Free: (877) 217-2287
Fax: (301) 916-2287


Ann T. Loew, EdM, CAE, x108, aloew@acvs.org
Chief Executive Officer
Board of Regents
Nominating Committee
Strategic directions

Adam Seery, CAE, x106, aseery@acvs.org
Membership Director
Membership development
Membership strategic directions
Veterinary Surgery journal management

Amanda Miller, CEM, DES, x100, amiller@acvs.org
Learning Programs Director
CE management
Continuing Education Committee
Continuing education strategic directions

Blair Thomas, x105, bthomas@acvs.org
Accounting Manager/Meeting Registrar
Continuing education registration

Claire Gawryck, x114, cgawryck@acvs.org
Continuing Education Production Specialist
Continuing education promotion
Digital learning microsite
Surgery Summit microsite, mobile app, promotion content, and Program Guide

Dominique J. Griffon, DMV, MS, PhD, DACVS, DECVSdgriffoneditor@acvs.org
Editor-in-Chief, Veterinary Surgery

Hannah Streetman-Cook, CMP, x122, hcook@acvs.org
Industry Relations Specialist
Continuing education sponsors
Premier Sponsors Program
Surgery Summit exhibits
Website advertising

Jake Berry, x107, jberry@acvs.org
Continuing Education Coordinator
Continuing education RACE approval
Digital learning program
Surgery Summit program, speakers, abstracts, and Proceedings notes

Jeff Melia, x102, jmelia@acvs.org
Resident Training and Technology Manager
Dual Certification Advisory Group
​​Office technology
Resident Credentialing Committee
Resident training

Joanne Magro, x111, jmagro@acvs.org
Executive Assistant
Board of Regents support
Chief executive officer support
Constitution, Bylaws, & Protocols
Nominating Committee

Kimberly E. Soehnlein, x104, ksoehnlein@acvs.org
Credentialing Programs Director
Director of certification support
Examination Committee
Veterinary Specialty Organizations Committee (VSOC)


Lorie Jewell, x123, ljewell@acvs.org
Examination Programs Administrator
Examination Committee
Examinations/examinee support

Lucretia DiSanto, x112, ldisanto@acvs.org
Communication Director​
Advisory Council of Diplomates and Primary Care Veterinarians
Communication strategy
Public and media relations
Website management

Nadia Bah, x125, nbah@acvs.org
Marketing Specialist
Communication Committee
Cut to the Point (e-newsletter) production
Email marketing
Veterinary Surgery journal advertisements
Website content

Nicole Park, CMP, x103, npark@acvs.org
Continuing Education Logistics Manager
Continuing education contracts
Hotel/convention center logistics

Rose Selcer, x113, rselcer@acvs.org
Administrative Coordinator
Database management (e.g., address changes, directory)
Employment ads
Order fulfillment (mailing labels, brochures, and promotional items, e.g., scrubs, apparel)
Referrals to Diplomates
Student awards
Veterinary Surgery page charges

Sarah DonnellyPMP, x120, sdonnelly@acvs.org
Programs Manager
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
Maintenance of Certification Committee
Residency Program Compliance Committee
Residency program registration

Shana Rosenblatt, x110, srosenblatt@acvs.org
Program Coordinator
ACVS Foundation
-Board of Trustees
-Honor a Mentor Program
-Legacy Society
-Research grant funding
-Silent auction/raffle
Educational Partners Program

Tracey Delaney, x101, tdelaney@acvs.org
Programs Coordinator
Fellowship Committee
Practice Partner Program
Research Committee
Veterinary Surgery editor-in-chief support

Areas of Responsibility

Area of Responsibility

Staff Person

Accounting Blair (x105)
Advisory Council of Diplomates and Primary Care Veterinarians Lucretia (x112)
Board of Regents Ann (x108)
Board of Regents support Joanne (x111)
Board of Trustees (ACVS Foundation) Shana (x110)
Chief executive officer support Joanne (x111)
Communication Lucretia (x112)
Constitution, Bylaws, and Protocols Joanne (x111)
Continuing education abstracts Jake (x107)
Continuing Education Committee Amanda (x100)
Continuing education contracts Amanda (x100) & Nicole (x103)
Continuing education: hotel/convention center logistics Nicole (x103)
Continuing education management Amanda (x100)
Continuing education promotion Claire (x114)
Continuing education RACE approval Jake (x107)
Continuing education registration Blair (x105)
Continuing education sponsors Hannah (x122)
Continuing education strategic directions Amanda (x100)
Credentialing Jeff (x102)
Cut to the Point (e-newsletter) production Nadia (x125)
Database management (e.g., address changes, directory) Rose (x113)
Digital learning microsite Claire (x114)
Digital learning program Jake (x107)
Diplomas Rose (x113)
Director of certification support Kim (x104)
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Sarah (x120)
Donations Shana (x110)
Dual Certification Advisory Group Jeff (x102)
Educational Partners Program Shana (x110)
Email marketing Nadia (x125)
Employment ads Rose (x113)
Examination Committee Kim (x104) & Lorie (x123)
Examinations/examinee support Lorie (x123)
Fellowship Committee Tracey (x101)
Fellowship training registration Tracey (x101)
Foundation Shana (x110)
Honor a Mentor Program Shana (x110)
Laboratories Nicole (x103)
Legacy Society Shana (x110)
Maintenance of Certification Committee Sarah (x120)
Marketing Lucretia (x112)
Membership development Adam (x106)
Membership strategic direction Adam (x106)
Nominating Committee Ann (x108)
Office technology Jeff (x102)
Order fulfillment (mailing labels, brochures, promotional items, scrubs, apparel) Rose (x113)
Practice Partner Program Tracey (x101)
Premier Sponsors Program Hannah (x122)
Public and media relations Lucretia (x112)
Public Outreach Committee Shana (x110)
Referrals to Diplomates Rose (x113)
Research Committee Tracey (x101)
Research grant funding Shana (x110)
Residency Program Compliance Committee Sarah (x120)
Residency program registration Sarah (x120)
Resident Credentialing Committee Jeff (x102)
Resident training Jeff (x102)
Silent auction/raffle Shana (x110)
Strategic directions Ann (x108)
Student awards Rose (x113)
Surgery Summit exhibits Hannah (x122)
Surgery Summit microsite, mobile app, promotion content, and Program Guide Claire (x114)
Surgery Summit program, speakers, abstracts and Proceedings notes Jake (x107)
Veterinary Specialty Organizations Committee (VSOC) Kim (x104)
Veterinary Surgery editor-in-chief support Tracey (x101)
Veterinary Surgery journal advertisements Nadia (x125)
Veterinary Surgery journal management Adam (x106)
Veterinary Surgery page charges Rose (x113)
Website Jeff (x102)
Website advertising Hannah (x122)
Website content Nadia (x125)
Website management Lucretia (x112)
July 5, 2023