Volunteer Opportunities

Committees

Awards Committee
Marie Queen, chair
David Foley, CAE
Tenley Haack
Dan Tjornehoj, JD

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Candace Joy, chair
Tim Atkinson
Chumkee Aziz, DVM
Tyra Brown, DVM
Mia Cary, DVM
Kim D’Abreu
Jamie Falzone
Tierra Price, DVM
John Tramontana, CAE
Tina Tran, DVM

Governance Committee
Susan Blevins, chair
Candace Joy
Diane Matt, CAE
Tamara Spooner
Randy Wheeler

Power of 10 Committee
Lisa Perius, CAE, chair
Staci Corder
Cristina Keef
Maggie Milligan
John Tramontana, CAE
Randy Wheeler, DVM
Heather Vaughn

Practice Health Comittee
Peter Weinstein, DVM, MBA, chair
Jennifer Keeler, CAE
Debbie Lakamp, CAE
Dianne Matt, CAE
Lisa Perius, CAE
Christine Shupe, CAE

Professional Development Committee
Michelle Wagner, chair
Deanna Dillard
Christine Gacono, CMP
Emily Kane
Glenn Kolb
Debbie Lakamp, CAE
Heather O’Steen, CAE
Lisa Perius, CAE

ThinkWORKS Subcommittee
Emily Kane, chair
Jen Gazdacko
David Foley, CAE
Candace Joy
Randy Wheeler, DVM

Wellbeing Committee
Eric Boehm, CAE, PMP, MNM, chair
Christine Gacono, CMP
Chris Gray, VetMB, MA, MBA, MRCVS
Heidi Hulon, DVM
Mittie Williams

Task Forces

Appointed Liaisons

AVMA Animal Welfare Committee
Chris Copeland, JD, CAE – 8/2021 – 7/2024
Megan Kilgore, alternate – 8/2020 – 7/2023

AVMA Early Career Development Committee
Heather Case, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, CAE
8/2019 – 7/2022

AVMA State Advocacy Committee
Jack Advent, CAE – 8/2020-7/2023
Marie Queen – 8/2021 – 7/2024*
Emily Kane – 8/2019-7/2022

AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference Planning Committee
David Foley, CAE – 1/2021 – 1/2024

CATalyst Council
Ralph Johnson

Partners for Healthy Pets
Ralph Johnson

Pet Nutrition Alliance
Ralph Johnson

* Eligible for another term