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).

  1. 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. 
  2. Review monthly financial reports as prepared by the Chief Operating Officer.
  3. Recommend financial policies and procedures.
  4. Meet quarterly by conference call to review AAVMC financials and receive updates from Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
  5. Meet face-to-face at AAVMC Annual Conference.
  6. Serve as a resource to Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
  7. Review all non-budgeted expenditures over a set dollar amount to be determined by the Board of Directors, and recommend action to the Board.
  8. Assist the Treasurer in creating quarterly and annual reports to the Board and Assembly.
  9. Monitor AAVMC reserves and receive notice of all account transactions.
  10. Monitor revenue streams.
  11. Annually review member dues structures and make recommendations for increases to the Board.
  12. Arrange for an annual audit with submission of same to the Board.
  13. Ensure the appropriate response to audit findings.
  14. Annually evaluate its work as a committee and the objectives it has committed itself to and report on same to the Board of Directors.

2018 – 2019 Committee Roster

Dr. Mark D. Markel, Chair  
Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin
AAVMC Treasurer

Dr. Michael Lairmore,  President-elect 
Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis

Dr. Paul Lunn, Secretary
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University
Dr. Bryan Slinker
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University 
APLU Liaison 
Ms. Dotty Gray, Assistant Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mark Stodter, Staff Liaison
Accounting Manager