Asheville, NC, August 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced the organization’s official 2014-2015 Executive Officers. Dr. Tom Kuhn, veterinarian at Animal Hospital East, will serve as NCVMA’s vice president. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Georgia in Athens and graduated with high honors from the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine. A resident of Swannanoa, North Carolina, Dr. Kuhn received NCVMA’s 2013 North Carolina Veterinarian of the Year award.
Other members of the 2014-2015 executive board include:
- President: Shannon Foy, DVM, Brentwood Veterinary Center in Wilson (resides in Goldsboro).
- President-Elect: Kristen Hammett, DVM, Waynesville Animal Hospital (resides in Waynesville).
- Secretary-Treasurer: Steve Stelma, DVM, Animal Care Center in New Bern (resides in Trenton).
- Immediate Past President: David Linzey, DVM, Animal Emergency and Pet Care Clinic of the High Country (resides in Boone).
The Executive Officers, working with the board of directors will provide guidance on all NCVMA activities and initiatives, as well as oversight of strategic planning and future direction of the organization. Founded in 1902, NCVMA is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality veterinary medicine.
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“This year’s board of directors continues to embody what North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association’s mission and core values of care and service,” said Claire Holley, NCVMA executive director. “We are confident in their expertise and dedication to the veterinary profession, and look forward to where they will take NCVMA in the future.”
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. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and Time Warner Cable News. For more information, visit http://www.ncvma.org/, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.