North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Names Dr. Chessie Green as President

Organization Dedicated to Compassionate Animal Care and Quality Medicine Names 2011-2012 Executive Board

Raleigh, NC, September 02, 2011 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( has announced that it has named Dr. Chessie Green as president of the organization. Green is an owner and partner at Falls Village Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh, where she practices small animal general medicine and surgery. She is the former president of the Friends of the NCVMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the organization. A North Carolina native, Green is a graduate of Randolph Macon Women’s College in Lynchburg, Va., and the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Green also attended the University of Reading, in the United Kingdom, and Green College at Oxford University, also in the United Kingdom.

The 2011-2012 executive board includes:

- President-Elect: Dr. Scotty Gibbs, Hilltop Animal Hospital, Fuquay-Varina, N.C.
- Vice President: Dr. David Linzey, Animal Emergency & Pet Care Clinic, Boone, N.C.
- Secretary and Treasurer: Dr, Shannon Foy, Brentwood Veterinary Center, Wilson, N.C.
- Immediate Past President: Dr. Suzanne Sewell, Crestview Veterinary Hospital, Marion N.C.

“We are excited to announce our 2011-2012 executive board,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “The board plays a critical role in our evolving activities and mission to promote excellence and integrity in veterinary medicine across the state of North Carolina, and I am confident that their experience will be a great asset to the organization.”

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- Falls Village Veterinary Hospital is located at 7005 Harps Mill Road in Raleigh. For more information about the facility, visit

- Green’s interests include internal medicine, surgery and dentistry. She has three dogs and six cats.

About The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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