Veterinary Board Task Force

Charge: The task force is charged with studying the viability of relocating the Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, currently under the purview of the Professional Licensing Agency, to the Indiana State Board of Animal Health. Following this study, a recommendation shall be made to the IVMA Board of Directors. This task force was approved by the IVMA Board of Directors – September 2020.

Responsibilities –  IVMA members who wish to volunteer for a task force or working group should possess the following qualities:

  • Maintain an interest in that subject.
  • Have a willingness to attend meetings.
  • Respect differing opinions.
  • Possess good communication skills.

Have the ability to:

  • Work well with others in a team setting.
  • Participate in discussions and decision making.
  • Abide by the majority decision.

Time Commitment: The Task Force members should expect to contribute an average of 2-3 hours a month for 2-3 months to meet virtually and respond to emails/Slack communication. The Task Force will convene on or after June 1, 2021, and have their work completed by the end of 2021.

Task Force MembersAll task force members shall be members in good standing of the IVMA and the make-up of the task force will attempt to represent diverse representation and thought. Task force members must act in the best interest of IVMA in executing their duties, keeping in mind the needs of IVMA members rather than political or personal motivations.

Location:  IVMA Offices; Discovery Hall, Suite 200 at the Indiana State Fair grounds or via Zoom/Slack/Email communications.