AAVCAmerican Association of Veterinary Clinicians

MINUTES

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VETERINARY CLINICIANS

THE ADAM'S MARK HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER

DALLAS, TEXAS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002

 

ATTENDANCE

 

Dr. Curtis Probst called the meeting to order at approximately 11:15 a.m. with 10 members in attendance.

 

I.          QUORUM

           

            Without objection, a quorum was noted to conduct the business of the Membership of the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians.

           

II.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The minutes of the meeting of March 23, 2001 were brought up for consideration.   It was moved to accept the minutes as published.  The motion was seconded and carried.

 

III.       PRESIDENT=S REPORT

           

            Dr. Probst gave a brief report on the activities of the Association through his year as President with specific comments on the Veterinary Internship Residency Matching Program.  The Matching Program was moving towards a web-based program.  

 

IV.       PRESIDENT-ELECT=S REPORT

 

            Dr. Corinne Sweeney expressed appreciation to the speakers who presented the topics at the AAVC Annual Forum.  She stated the next AAVC Department Heads and Hospital Directors Meeting is scheduled for March 19-21, 2003 at the Inn at Penn in Philadelphia, PA.

 

V.        SECRETARY/ TREASURER=S REPORT

 

In the absence of Dr. Fingland, Mr. Thomas King reviewed the financial reports as prepared by the administrative office (Attachment I).  Those reports included the Balance Sheet as of May 24, 2002 and the Checkbook Report of July 1, 2001 through May 24, 2002.  Without objection the report of the Secretary/ Treasurer was agreed to.

 


VI.       AVMA DELEGATE=S REPORT

 

            No report.

 

VII.     COMMITTEE REPORT’S

 


  • Annual Meeting

 

Report previously given.

 

  • 2002 Annual Awards

 

Dr. Curtis Probst announced Dr. D.J. Krahwinkel with the University of Tennessee as the 2002 recipient of the Faculty Achievement Award.  He presented the 2002 Resident Award winner to Dr. Sean Sanders with Washington State University.  Dr. Sanders received the applause of the attendees.  He presented Dr. Michelle Wall with the University of Georgia with the 2002 Resident Award.  Dr. Wall received the applause of the attendees.

 

  • 2000 Intern-Resident Matching Program

 

The Results of the 2000 Matching Program were noted [Attachment II].

 

  • Nominating Committee

 

Dr. Probst presented the ballot results from the recent election [Attachment III]. Dr. Doug Allen was elected President-Elect; Dr. Roger Fingland was elected Secretary-Treasurer and Dr. Richard DeBowes was elected as AVMA Alternate Delegate.

 

He noted the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution was passed by the membership (Attachment III).

           

VIII.    OLD BUSINESS

 

No report.

 

IX.       NEW BUSINESS

 

No report.

 

X.        PRESENTATION OF THE GAVEL/PAST PRESIDENT PLAQUE

 

Dr. Probst presented the gavel to President-Elect, Dr. Corinne Sweeney.  Dr. Sweeney presented the past president’s plaque to Dr. Curtis Probst.

 

            Dr. Sweeney gave brief remarks.  She expressed appreciation to Dr. Probst for his guidance and leadership. 

 

XI.       ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no other business before the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, it was moved to adjourn.  The motion was seconded and carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Thomas J. King

Executive Director

 

 

Secretary’s Note: The attachments were distributed at the meeting.  If you would like a copy of any attachment, please contact the AAVC office.