Academic Affairs Committee

Committee charge:

  • The Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) consists of the Associate and Assistant Deans for Academic Affairs from each AAVMC member and affiliate institution. The AAC functions in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors and the Assembly.
  • The AAC provides a forum for the academic program leaders of veterinary colleges to discuss issues of common concern. The AAC addresses all aspects of veterinary medical education and student affairs. By sharing resources and consulting experts, the leaders work together to strengthen their educational programs.


2018-2019 Committee Leadership


Dr. Melinda Frye, Chair
Associate Dean for Veterinary Academic and Student Affairs
College of Veterinary Medicine
Colorado State University
Term expires 2019
Dr. Lynn Maki, Past Chair
Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Dr. Jared Danielson, Chair-Elect
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University
Dr. Ted Mashima, Staff Liaison
Senior Director for
Academic & Research Affairs