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Continuing Education Committee
Co-Chairs: Drs. Kathy Makolinski and Katie Broaddus
The Continuing Education Committee plans and oversees ASV-sponsored events and tracks at national conferences, maintains a speaker’s bureau for non-sponsored events and unanticipated speaking requests, and offers logistical support to organizations planning educational wetlabs. The CE committee is also tasked with developing ASV’s online CE presence. This committee is most active in short bursts throughout the year according to schedules established by conference organizers. We are looking for additional members for this committee. Please email info@sheltervet.org if you are interested in joining or have questions about this committee’s activities.

Development Committee
Co-Chairs: Drs. Jyothi Robertson and Kelly Harrison
The Development Committee works in coordination with the Executive Director in formulating a fundraising strategy for the organization. This committee also investigates additional investment opportunities to support the activities of the organization.  Committee activities occur year-round and will include quarterly meetings as this committee develops new procedures to increase ASV financial sustainability. We are looking for additional members for this committee. Please email info@sheltervet.org if you are interested in joining or have questions about this committee’s activities.

Finance Committee
Co-Chairs: Drs. Jyothi Robertson and Kelly Harrison 
The Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the organization. This committee works in conjunction with the Executive Director to formulate a budget and financial plan. The committee has quarterly meetings that consist of reviewing the financials as presented by the Executive Director. This is a closed committee, with membership limited to ASV board members.

Membership Committee
Co-Chairs: Dr. Holly Anderson and Dr. Erin Doyle
The primary goal of the membership committee is to ensure that the organization is providing value to its members.  This goal will be accomplished by soliciting and responding to member feedback, implementing and sustaining new member benefits, and enhancing communication with members.  We strive to foster an engaged and involved membership.  In addition, this committee will strive to increase our membership numbers by attracting new members and retaining current members.  We are looking for additional members for this committee. Please email info@sheltervet.org if you are interested in joining or have questions about this committees activities.

Nominations Committee
Chair: Dr. Elise Gingrich
The Nominations Committee is responsible soliciting nominations for new board members and subsequently interviewing and providing recommendations to the current board members to facilitate election of new members. This committee is also responsible for coordinating election of new Executive Board members from within the current board membership. This is a closed committee, with membership limited to ASV board members.

Position Statement Committee
Chair: Dr. Brian DiGangi
The Position Statement Committee is tasked with identifying and crafting new position statements and engaging in regular review of existing position statements. The committee oversees the development of ASV’s “In-Depth” informational resources and works with the Executive Board to respond to requests for advocacy on issues of importance to shelter veterinarians.

Scholarships & Awards Committee
Chair: Dr. Katie Broaddus
The Scholarships & Awards Committee oversees the administration of ASV’s student and veterinary scholarships and handles the nominations process for the annual Meritorious Achievement Award. This committee also investigates additional opportunities to provide scholarship support for our members. This committee is most active in June, July, and August in advance of ASV’s annual meeting at the ABVP Symposium and NAVC.  We are looking for additional members for this committee. Please email info@sheltervet.org if you are interested in joining or have questions about this committee’s activities.

Student Chapter Committee
Co-Chairs: Drs. Holly Anderson and Amanda Dykstra
The Student Chapter Committee oversees the administration of the Student Chapter grant funding for Student Chapter projects and serves as a resource for Student Chapters in their program development. This committee also seeks additional funding opportunities to support Student Chapter projects and programs.  This committee is most active during the Fall and Spring of the scholastic year. This is a closed committee, with membership limited to ASV board members.

Website Committee
Co-Chairs: Drs. Holly Putnam and Amanda Dykstra 
The Website Committee maintains and updates the ASV website and social media accounts. In addition, this committee explores new options to promote ASV online. We are looking for additional members for this committee. Please email info@sheltervet.org if you are interested in joining or have questions about this committee’s activities.