Veterinary leaders seek details on proposed governance reformsEnding HOD, holding direct elections, and paring down advisory councils are part of AVMA task force's draft recommendation

Dr. Jon Basler, Alaska's representative to the AVMA House of Delegates, discusses options for making AVMA governance more efficient and responsive to member needs.

Story and photos by R. Scott Nolen

Veterinary leaders got their first look this January at a draft proposal for a leaner, more democratic AVMA governance structure designed to better facilitate member input, participation, and recruitment.

More than 300 members of the veterinary community attended the Task Force on AVMA