Strategy in motionKey AVMA initiatives enter the tactical stage

From the boardroom to the halls of Congress, AVMA leaders championed the Association's highest-ranked initiatives in April by endorsing an overarching strategy, dedicating funds, authorizing initial tactics, and lobbying for impending legislation.

The Executive Board and House Advisory Committee called on members of Congress and staffers April 15, culminating the AVMA's biennial legislative contact visit to Washington, D.C. They arrived in the capital April 13 after the board's spring meeting at AVMA headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill.

On Capitol Hill, the AVMA contingent carried key messages to their representatives and senators,