IVMA Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Steve Sunbury, Seymour, IN
This award recognizes an IVMA member for cumulative service and accomplishments benefiting the profession, organized veterinary medicine, and the community.
Dr. Sunbury joined the Seymour Animal Hospital after graduation to work with his father, became a partner in the expanding practice in 1996 and continues to work at and co-own the practice today. Dr. Sunbury has been involved with organized veterinary medicine serving as secretary/treasurer, vice-president and president of the 9th District IVMA. He has served the IVMA board in a variety of positions. This includes committee chairman, board chairman and then held the leadership positions of the IVMA, leading to his year as IVMA President in 2010. Dr. Sunbury has also served on the PVM Admissions Committee, the PVM Veterinary Nursing Advisory Committee and the PVM 60th Anniversary Planning Committee. He now sits on the Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and the Purdue Veterinary Alumni Board. Dr. Sunbury is a life-long member of the IVMA and the AVMA. He has been involved in his local community as well.