JAVMA News Digest

AVMA Board elects Donlin as new CEO

When Dr. Janet Donlin became AVMA executive vice president and CEO on Sept. 12, it marked the first time a woman has held the highest staff leadership position in the Association since the office was created in 1922. In August, the AVMA announced the Board of Directors had elected Dr. Donlin, a former executive staffer with the AVMA, to succeed Dr. Ron DeHaven when he retired as the Association's chief executive after nine years.

AVMA President Tom Meyer cited Dr. Donlin's decades-long service to the veterinary profession and her extensive professional achievements as