Leadership Committee

 The committee is charged to:

  1. Provide recommendations and advice to the Board of Directors regarding:
    1. Leadership activities and programs in academic veterinary medicine, including programs that foster leadership growth opportunities for students, faculty, and staff;
    2. AAVMC leadership memberships and partnerships with other organizations and agencies; and
    3. Changes to the charge of the committee. 
  1. Conduct ongoing review of existing AAVMC leadership programs and make recommendations to the AAVMC Board of Directors for enhancing, continuing, or sunsetting the programs. 
  1. Develop program content and recommend speakers on subjects related to leadership for AAVMC meetings of the committee or plenary sessions at the Annual and/or Summer Meetings of the AAVMC, in consultation with the Annual Conference Planning Committee and AAVMC staff. 
  1. Recommend methods for raising awareness of the importance of leadership programs for students, faculty, and staff at AAVMC member institutions. 
  1. Maintain active communications with the AAVMC staff liaison to the committee. 
  1. Submit an annual report of committee activities to the AAVMC Deans Committee. 

Membership:

 

The committee will be comprised of six to ten deans, associate deans, or department heads from AAVMC member institutions. Committee members will serve terms of three years, and will be eligible for reappointment once to a maximum of two terms.

 


2018-2019 Committee Roster


 

Dr. Karen Cornell, Chair

Associate Dean, College of Vet. Med & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Term expires July 2019
 

Dr. John Dascanio
Executive Associate Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Lincoln Memorial University
Term expires July 2021
 

Dr. Julie Funk

Associate Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Michigan State University
Term expires July 2021 

Dr. Jason Johnson
VP and Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Lincoln Memorial University
Term expires July 2021

 

Dr. Luiz Bermudez

Dept. Head, College of Veterinary Medicine
Oregon State University 
Term expires July 2020


Dr. Sean Callanan
Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University
Term expires July 2020


Dr. Mary Jo Burkhard

Associate Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University 
Term expires July 2020


Dr. Jonathan Levine
Professor and Dept Head, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical  Sciences
Texas A&M University
Term expires July 2021


Dr. Robert Gilbert

Professor and Head, School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University
Term expires July 2021


Dr. Gerald Parker
Associate Dean of Global Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Term expires July 2021


Mr. Andrew Zoeller,  Staff Liaison

Program Manager
AAVMC