Finance Committee


The members of the Finance Committee are the Treasurer, who serves as Chair; the President-Elect; the Secretary; and the AAVMC Liaison to the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. The AAVMC Chief Operating Officer serves as assistant treasurer (non-voting).

  • Review and recommend to the board for approval an annual budget for the organization in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer. 
  • Review monthly financial reports as prepared by the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Recommend financial policies and procedures.
  • Meet quarterly by conference call to review AAVMC financials and receive updates from Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
  • Meet face-to-face at AAVMC Annual Conference, as needed.
  • Serve as a resource to Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
  • Review all non-budgeted expenditures over a set dollar amount to be determined by the Board of Directors, and recommend action to the Board.
  • Assist the Treasurer in creating quarterly and annual reports to the Board and Assembly.
  • Monitor AAVMC reserves and receive notice of all account transactions.
  • Monitor revenue streams.
  • Annually review member dues structures and make recommendations for increases to the Board.
  • Arrange for an annual audit with submission of same to the Board.
  • Ensure the appropriate response to audit findings.
  • Annually evaluate its work as a committee and the objectives it has committed itself to and report on same to the Board of Directors.

2019-2020 Finance Committee


Dr. Mark Stetter, Chair  
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University
AAVMC Treasurer

Dr. Mark Markel,  President-elect 
Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Dr. Ruby Perry, Secretary
Dean & Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuskegee University
Vacant, APLU Liaison 
Ms. Dotty Gray, Assistant Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mark Stodter, Staff Liaison
Accounting Manager