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Leadership Committee

 The committee is charged to:

  1. Provide recommendations and advice to the Board of Directors regarding:
    1. Leadership activities and programs in academic veterinary medicine, including programs that foster leadership growth opportunities for students, faculty, and staff;
    2. AAVMC leadership memberships and partnerships with other organizations and agencies; and
    3. Changes to the charge of the committee. 
  1. Conduct ongoing review of existing AAVMC leadership programs and make recommendations to the AAVMC Board of Directors for enhancing, continuing, or sunsetting the programs. 
  1. Develop program content and recommend speakers on subjects related to leadership for AAVMC meetings of the committee or plenary sessions at the Annual and/or Summer Meetings of the AAVMC, in consultation with the Annual Conference Planning Committee and AAVMC staff. 
  1. Recommend methods for raising awareness of the importance of leadership programs for students, faculty, and staff at AAVMC member institutions. 
  1. Maintain active communications with the AAVMC staff liaison to the committee. 
  1. Submit an annual report of committee activities to the AAVMC Deans Committee. 

Membership:

 

The committee will be comprised of six to ten deans, associate deans, or department heads from AAVMC member institutions. Committee members will serve terms of three years, and will be eligible for reappointment once to a maximum of two terms.

 


2015-2016 Committee Roster


 


Dr. Michael Chaddock, Chair

Assistant Dean, College of Vet. Med & Biomedical Sciences

Texas A&M University

Term expires July 2016


 


Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli

Professor and Dept. Head, Department of Comparative Pathobiology

Purdue University

Term expires July 2018

 


Dr. Anton Pijpers

Vice-President, Executive Board

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Universiteit Utrecht

Term expires July 2018


 


Dr. Jennie Hodgson

Associate Dean for Professional Programs 

College of Veterinary Medicine

Virginia-Maryland

Term expires July 2018


 


Dr. Duncan Ferguson
Dept. Head, College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Illinois 

Term expires July 2017



Dr. Catherine Butler

Dept. Chair, School of Veterinary Medicine

St. George’s University

Term expires July 2017



Dr. Gordon Kirby
Associate Dean, Ontario Veterinary College
University of Guelph 

Term expires July 2017



Dr. Joan Hendricks

Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Term expires July 2018



Dr. Jeffrey Wichtel

Associate Dean, Atlantic Veterinary College

University of Prince Edward Island

Term expires July 2018



Dr. Spencer Johnston

Dept. Head, College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Georgia

Term expires July 2018



Mr. Andrew Zoeller

Program Manager

AAVMC, Staff Liaison


 

 

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