AVMA president-elect candidates state their cases

Interviews by R. Scott Nolen
Published: 22 May 2023


This July in Denver, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will elect the 2023-24 AVMA president-elect from among three candidates: Dr. Sandra Faeh Butler, 2020-22 AVMA vice president; Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, 2017-23 AVMA treasurer; and Dr. Robert Murtaugh, a former chair of the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties.

In the following interviews, each candidate explains why they're running for AVMA president and what makes them the best person for the office.

Q&A: Murtaugh aims to be 'visionary leader' for AVMA

Q&A: Goldman wants to help veterinarians rediscover their passion for the profession

Q&A: Faeh Butler emphasizes importance of effective communication, listening