COE Selection Committee

COE Selection Committee

  1. To develop guidelines and procedures for soliciting AAVMC volunteers to serve on the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (COE), and to present such guidelines and procedures to the Board of Directors for approval.
  2. To develop and maintain a qualification review process for candidates for appointment to the COE. This includes establishment and updating as necessary candidate-qualifications review criteria.
  3. To recommend to the Board of Directors the appointment of qualified candidates to the COE.
  4. To encourage applications for open COE positions from qualified individuals.


The Committee shall be comprised of five members, serving three-year, staggered terms. One member shall be the AAVMC Past President. Two members shall be members of the Assembly, appointed by the Board of Directors. Two members will be former Council on Education members, preferably academics, appointed by the Board of Directors. The Chair of the Committee shall be elected annually from and by the Committee membership.

2017-2018 Roster

Dr. Douglas Freeman

Dean, Western College of Veterinary Medicine 

University of Saskatchewan 

AAVMC Past President

Dr. Rustin Moore

Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

The Ohio State University 

Member of the Assembly

Dr. Susan Tornquist

Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

Oregon State University 

Member of the Assembly

Dr. Margaret Root Kustritz

Assistant Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Minnesota

Former COE Member

Dr. Laurie Jaeger

Professor and Head, Dept of Basic Med Sciences

Purdue University

Former COE Member

Dr. Sheila Allen

Senior Accreditation Advisor


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