Kevin Cain joined the AAVMC in 2012 as Director for Governmental Affairs. In that role, he works to educate Congress and the administration on the challenges and opportunities facing academic veterinary medicine.
Prior to coming to the AAVMC, Kevin worked as Vanderbilt University’s Director of Governmental Affairs for Health and Biomedical Sciences.
Kevin served as a key aid to two members of Congress and, over the course of his 16-year career, he has worked as a policy leader and advocate, advising lawmakers and staff on legislative and regulatory changes that could impact critical business decisions.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in political science from Georgia State University, and also holds a real estate license.
He and his husband live in the District of Columbia and are owned by a five-year old boxer named Scout.